An Englishman's Love-letters; Being The Missing Answers To An Englishwoman's Love-letters

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byThomas William Hodgson Crosland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901. Excerpt: ... LETTER XXIII. Dear Daughter Of Eve: I found your letter before I had gone a furlong. I felt like coming (or going) back and answering it in person. I do not want you to obey, now or ever, except in an emergency, as I would obey a carter who should say to me, " Jump; quick." In an emergency, we all obey whoever happens to lead. In our peril, if I lead, obey. Only then. That there is any headship in the husband is an utterly false notion, based on a misconception of what marriage means--true marriage. You and I are two spirits, androgyne, who happen to have been caught and imprisoned in male and female bodies. The cells we are imprisoned in do not count. We count only--the two imprisoned spirits. We are like two boys, or two girls; one leading in this; the other in that, whatever one knows the better, but without headship or sovereignty over one another. We are equal and coequal. You have two arms, two legs, two eyes; but your left arm, leg, eye, ear or lung, is weaker than the right, because it is complementary only, for symmetry. You are really only a half, as I am. Now marriage is the union of the two halves, not perfectly here but perfectly hereafter. We must work together. If for some reason at first your two arms worked independently, and you now had to work them together, it would take some time to coordinate them. So it is with us. After a little we will think together and coordinate our lives; not necessarily doing or thinking the same things, but coordinate things, as your left hand plays the base and your right hand the treble. But there's another thought, dear Sinless One, that you must remember. You must work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. Bve became involved in the "fall" through love of Adam. Her only "sin" was love of her hu...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901. Excerpt: ... LETTER XXIII. Dear Daughter Of Eve: I found your letter before I had gone a furlong. I felt like coming (or going) back and an...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217166539

ISBN - 13:9780217166539

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