"He had always been more sensitive than the people about him to the appeal of natural beauty"(Wharton23) his emotion was that of a silent ache, that beauty provoked. "He did not know whether anyone else in the world fleth the way he did."(wharton1)
He is shaving everyday now since Mattie arrived.
Zenobia had a way of letting things happen without saying anything. "Then weeks afterward, in a casual phrase revealing that she all along had been taking her notes"(Wharton27). I wonder if she noticed I have been shaving.
I often want to go out into town but Ethan is too tired to take me after his work on the farm. It also can be quite annoying being pestered by Zeena about marriage with Denis Eady.