Monday, January 20, 2003

The Intimate Journal of Henri Amiel: February 1, 1876

February 1, 1876

Women, encountering everywhere the incomprehensible, very quickly accommodate themselves to it, and form the habit of con-verting everything into questions of faith and opinion. The differ-ence between the knowable and the unknowable is never dear to them. Scientific criticism is not their business; they shine only in the analysis of the feelings....

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