‘Do not expect that I should pretend to be sorry for Mr Vincent,’ said lady Delacour. ‘Let him be as generous and as penitent as he pleases, I am heartily glad that he is on his way to Germany. I dare say he will find in the upper or 345lower circles of the empire some heroine in the Kotzebue 54 taste, who will alternately make him miserable, till he is happy; and happy – till he is miserable. He is one of those men who require great emotions – Fine lovers these make for stage effect! – but the worst husbands in the world!