Breakfast at Tiffany's
I wish, please don't laugh – but I wish I'd been a virgin for him, for José (12.3).
"A person ought to be able to marry men or women or – listen, if you came to me and said you wanted to hitch up with Man o' War, I'd respect your feeling. No, I'm serious. Love should be allowed. I'm all for it" (12.3).
I loved her enough to forget myself, my self-pitying despairs, and be content that something she thought happy was going to happen (13.18).