I have a tiny obsession with Victor Hugo’s handwriting right now. I found all of Les Amis in the original manuscrit and (in some cases - I’m looking at you Bossuet and Feuilly) made them legible enough to fit into a set.
"There’s this issue you’re not allowed to discuss: that women are needy. Men can go for longer, more happily, without women. That’s the truth. We don’t, as little boys, play at being married - we try to avoid it for as long as possible. Meanwhile women are out there hunting for husbands."