The idea, you know, is that the sentimental person thinks things will last - the romantic person has a desperate confidence that they won’t.
You remember him as he was – debonair and splendid. You did not see the moody, morose, brooding creature into which he developed. His heart was broken. In a single month I seemed to see my gallant boy turn into a worn-out cynical man.”
“A love affair – a woman?