When answering was likely to provoke anger, she kept silence and talked the matter over with herself. A very wise plan. For where shall we find a friend so intimate, so discreet, so conciliating as self? Who can speak to us so well? — without obscurity, without words, without passion. Yes, indeed: ‘I will talk to myself’ is a very significant phrase.

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