Quotation by James Joyce

—The men that is now is only all palaver and what they can get out of you.
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. "The Dead," Dubliners, ed. Robert Scholes, Viking (1968).

Lily, the caretaker at the Mrs. Morkans', makes her well- known response to Gabriel Conroy's question about her marriage prospects in Dublin.
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