Quotation by Vera Brittain

I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.
Vera Brittain (1893–1970), British author. Quoted in Jilly Cooper and Tom Hartman, Violets and Vinegar, "The Battle Done," (1980).
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