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“He felt that the being before him was quite different from, and better than, anyone he had met before, and above all better than himself.” I can’t think of a better way to describe the person you love.

“… in her presence he felt quite at ease, and said not at all what he had prepared, but what, quite appropriately, occurred to him at the moment.”

How simply he can explain love, unlike the French.