“What is more,” her father had added, “there is nobody who can make me as comfortable as Hawkins, whether it means strangling a chicken for my dinner or making me a bed in a pig sty!” - Somehow strangling another sentient life is funny to them...
"Even if he did, it would certainly not be to a woman who was as outrageously promiscuous as the Princess. She sharply offended his sensibilities. At the same time she was the most passionate and undoubtedly the most beguiling woman he had ever met." - so it's fine to be promiscuous as a man... what horseshit.
“Then because you were so pathetic and at the same time so brave, I fell in love.” - An insult and compliment at the same time.
Few of Cartland's novels talk about animals beyond using them for food or entertainment. It's surprising that beautiful stags mentioned in this novel are under her grandfather's protection - as they should be.