Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham: You cannot imagine that we would allow you to prevent this happening in case his widow claimed her dole?
Reverend Travis: No, but...
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham: I have had an interest in this boy. I tried, and failed, to save him from conscription, but I will certainly attend his wedding. Is that an argument in its favour?
Reverend Travis: Of course, but...
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham: Finally I would point out, your living is in Lord Grantham's gift. Your house is on Lord Grantham's land and the very flowers in your church are from Lord Grantham's garden. I hope it is not vulgar in me to suggest that you find some way to overcome your scruples.
An idea that is not dangerous is hardly worth being called an idea at all.– Oscar Wilde
I’m sitting reading my Titanic books, crying because I have such a sad life that I think it would be worth the nasty ending to travel first class on such a legendary liner.
Furs are really beautiful. They just surround anyone who wears then with an air of elegance and luxury. I love fur in every wearable form ; stoles, scarves, capes, coats, shrugs, all of them. Given the option I would wear furs every single day for the rest of my life.