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Plus Ca Change, Plus C’est La Meme Chose: Hilaire Belloc

On A General Election The accursed power which stands on Privilege (And goes with Women, and Champagne and Bridge) Broke – and Democracy resumed her reign: (Which goes with Bridge and Women and Champagne). Hilaire Belloc The illustration is copyright: … Continue reading

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A Slice Of Wedding Cake: Robert Graves

Why have such scores of lovely, gifted girls Married impossible men? Simple self-sacrifice may be ruled out, And missionary endeavour, nine times out of ten. Repeat ‘impossible men’: not merely rustic, Foul-tempered or depraved (Dramatic foils chosen to show the … Continue reading

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Self-Sacrificing Women: Somerset Maugham

A woman will always sacrifice herself if you give her the opportunity. It is her favourite form of self-indulgence. Somerset Maugham The illustration of Romeo and Juliet is by © Sarah Nicholl | View Portfolio via Wikimedia

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Women: Sigmund Freud

The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is: what does a woman want? Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) The illustration is … Continue reading

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