Maximes

Maximes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...des anges, a. leur indulgence, aux vertus de la maternite. Les caresses d'une femme font eva there are few women who care to share its discomforts. A tendency of women's minds is to see only the defects of a man of talent and only the qualities of a fool. Surely one of the pleasantest ways in which a woman can flatter herself is to feel sure that she has some importance in the life of a man of parts, whom she has deliberately chosen--as if in revenge for a marriage in which her taste has been insufliciently considered. Men of parts ought to have Orientals for their wives, prepared to make their husbands' wants their one and only thought. A poet's wife should have loved him long before she marries him. She should make up her mind to show an angelic charity and forbearance, and all the motherly virtues. A woman's endearments drive the nouir la muse, et flechir la force, la brutale fermete du travailleur. Pour savoir jusqu'ou va la cruaute de ces charmants etres que nos passions grandissent tant, -il faut voir les femmes entre elles. Les femmes aiment mieux croire a. la science des chiffons qu'a. la grace et a la perfection de celles qui sont faites de maniere a. les bien porter. Une femme sait toujours en ellememe a. quoi s'en tenir sur la superiorite ou l'inferiorite d'une rivale. Entre deux femmes, l'une heureuse en menage, l'autre malheureuse, la dissemblance des destinees est presque toujours un puissant lien d'amitie. Il est de ces regards de femme a. femme qui sont comme des flambeaux amenes dans les tragedies. Les femmes ont corrompu plus de femmes que les hommes n'en ont aime. Muse away, and unnerve...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236743784
  • 9781236743787