​The irresistible charm of Cleopatra upon King Antony

The charm of Cleopatra's presence was irresistible, and there was an attraction in her person and talk, together with a peculiar force of character, which pervaded her every word and action, and laid all who associated with her under its spell. It was a delight merely to hear the sound of her voice, with which, … Continue reading ​The irresistible charm of Cleopatra upon King Antony

​Much more genius is needed to cultivate love than to command armies

WHERE PSYCHOLOANALYSTS FAIL MISERABLY The combination of these two elements – enchantment and surrender - is, then, essential to the love which we shall be discussing. . . . What exists in love is surrender due to enchantment. Such are the ingredients that lead to perfect love and affection. Whatever is done from love always … Continue reading ​Much more genius is needed to cultivate love than to command armies