Quotation by Herman Melville

Bachelors alone can travel freely, and without any twinges of their consciences touching desertion of the fire-side.
Herman Melville (1819–1891), U.S. author. "The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids" (1855), The Piazza Tales and Other Prose Pieces 1839-1860, The Writings of Herman Melville, vol. 9, eds. Harrison Hayford, Alma A. MacDougall, and G. Thomas Tanselle (1987).
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