The Laguna Beach theory of History: or Why Civilizations

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It does make us wise if we know how to read its truths. Unveiled women were mocked, called unchaste "painted dolls," and were punished if they appeared in public without proper covering. This was precisely the considered opinion of Adolf Harnack. What a relief from his anxieties (and his wife's, too); and if I were to go further, if I even went so far as to hint at the fears which Rose had not been able to conceal from me, why then---I went on thinking coldly with a stoical rejection of the most elementary faith in mankind's rectitude---why then, that accommodating husband would simply let the ominous messenger have his chance.

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