The Englishman’s Dilemma: Walter Bagehot

Boucher_Venus_and_Mars

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.
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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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