Reflects on the Harlowe family, and particularly on Mrs. Harlowe, for her passiveness.
That's a woman who observes and reflects in an uncommon manner.
What he feels is pain, when he reflects that he has less himself than other monarchs.
To him it is given to rejoice as he reflects, "I am doing well."
Such a view, it need not be urged, reflects an unscientific state of mind.