Marriage Quotes Page 1
How we cite our quotes:
A woman ought to tell her husband everything – don't you think so, dear? (5.6)
Lucy and Mina like to exchange ideas about all kinds of things, especially (since they're both engaged) the roles of husbands and wives.
Men like women, certainly their wives, to be quite as fair as they are; and women, I am afraid are not always quite as fair as they should be. (5.6)
Lucy idealizes men: she thinks that they're more "fair" than women are.
I supposed that we women are such cowards that we think a man will save us from fears, and we marry him. (5.7)
Lucy makes a generalization about all women – she thinks that women marry men to run away from their fears, thinking that the man will "save [her] from fears."