Wednesday, July 14, 2010
entirely theoretical relations...
" He (Longfellow) had the deepest appreciation of home and home life ; and we all of us wished that his own experience might have included that love which alone gives ideal beauty and blessing to home life. In a letter to me he wrote the following childlike sentiment : ' I am glad you are so happy in your new life, and I see no reason why your happiness should not continue and increase. I remember once being told by a lady, whom I knew when a young boy, that love is often stronger after marriage than before.'
" This (the parishioner continued) gives a glimpse, I think, into his entirely theoretical relations to this subject."
(honey, if you are reading today, I think bachelor Sam was not wrong...)
Posted by slt at 6:30 AM