The Englishman’s Dilemma: Walter Bagehot


Men who do not make advances to women are apt to become victims of women who make advances to them.

Walter Bagehot. 1826-1877

The illustration is ‘Venus and Mars’ (1754) by Francois Boucher. It is in the Wallace Collection. Via Wikimedia.

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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