Thou shalt not covet thy
neighbour's house, thou shalt not
covet thy neighbour's wife, nor
his manservant, nor his maid-
servant, nor his ox, nor his ass,
nor any thing that is thy neigh-
Exodus 20:17, King James Version
Many waters cannot quench
love, neither can the floods drown
it: if a man would give all the
substance of his house for love,
it would utterly be contemned.
Home, Sweet Homemust surely have been written by a bachelor.
We are willing to spend the least amount of money to keep a kid at home, more to put him in a foster home, and the most to institutionalize him.
The stately homes of England!
How beautiful they stand.
The most beautiful house in the world is the one that you build for yourself.
Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
Family! ... the home of all social evil, a charitable institution for comfortable women, an anchorage for house-fathers, and a hell for children.
Any one who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. It is the people brought up in the gay intimacy of the slums, Paul learned, who find prison so soul-destroying.
Those comfortably padded lunatic asylums which are known, euphemistically, as the stately homes of England.