The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber
by Ernest Hemingway
The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber Violence Quotes
How we cite our quotes:
"Why didn't you poison him? That's what they do in England" (4.57)
Wilson refuses to comfort Margot in any way. Instead, he torments her by suggesting that she just committed murder – the sloppy way, at that. He doesn't seem bothered by the violence of it, but rather the mess he will have to clean up.