Quotation by Patrick Campbell, Mrs.

The deep, deep peace of the double-bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise-lounge.
Patrick, Mrs. Campbell (1865–1940), British actor. Quoted in Alexander Woollcott, "The First Mrs. Tanqueray," While Rome Burns (1934).

Woolcott commented of Mrs. Campbell, who is describing her recent marriage, "Her failure to be polite took on the proportions of a magnificent gesture." Birth name is Beatrice Stella Tanner.
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