We’re still in Vienna 1838.
So far our man has mentioned women twice.
They are pretty.
A female in an inn asked him for a cigar to smoke.
This page says so much more to me than the actual words :o)
“Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. I have tried prudent planning long enough. From now on I’ll be mad.”