Rage cannot be hidden, it can only be dissembled.
This dissembling deludes the thoughtless, and strengthens rage and adds, to rage, contempt.
Maternity is on the face of it an unsociable experience.
The selfishness that a woman has learned to stifle or to dissemble where she alone is concerned, blooms freely and unashamed on behalf of her offspring.
Observe this, that tho a woman swear, forswear, lie, dissemble, back-bite, be proud, vain, malicious, anything, if she secures the main chance, she's still virtuous; that's a maxim.
In fact, the converse is true: At a time when the United States has been called on for a level of moral leadership, vision and inspiration not seen since World War II, we cannot afford to dissemble about crimes against humanity.
My children, as long as you live, the shadow of the Hiss Case will brush you.
In every pair of eyes that rests on you, you will see pass, like a cloud passing behind a woods in winter, the memory of your father - dissembled in friendly eyes, lurking in unfriendly eyes.
Last Update: February, 2020