- A beau-catcher that young ladies wear and women affect.
- In a sweetmeat, the souffle through which we dig to reach the plums.
- The blush on the face of Desire at the consciousness of its own immodesty.
- Among men modesty is the will-to-wait and seize.
- Venom, who sidles into corners and shuns the limelight, so that he may the better see.
- The attitude of mind that precedes the pounce.
- The subtlest symptom of paranoia.
- Egotism turned wrong side out.