On the Art of Living Together [NOOK Book]

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Ill LIVING TOGETHER AS HUSBAND AND WIFE WHEN we pass over into those examples of living together in which the choice lies within our power, at least at the beginning, we are at 7 once confronted with the most momentous fact of ...
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Ill LIVING TOGETHER AS HUSBAND AND WIFE WHEN we pass over into those examples of living together in which the choice lies within our power, at least at the beginning, we are at 7 once confronted with the most momentous fact of marriage. Mr. Hardy has shown that one can live happy though married; and for that word many have thanked him. He has also given directions how to do it. But it is a large theme, and requires much to be said on it by those who are not married; in some things the married are tongue-tied. I intend, however, to begin under the shelter of the church historian Sozomen,who of all writers has the greatest admiration of the ascetic or anchorite life. "Ammon the Egyptian embraced philosophy," which means in Sozomen's lips the principles of monasticism. " It is said that he was compelled to marry by his family. But when the bridegroom was leading home the bride he said to her, ' O woman, our marriage has indeed taken place, but it is not consummated,' and then he showed her from the Scriptures that it is good to remain a virgin, and entreated that they might live apart She was convinced by his arguments, but was much distressed by the thought of being separated from him ; and therefore he lived with her, but apart, for eighteen years, during which he did not neglect the monastic exercises. At the end of this period, the woman, whose emulation had been strongly excited by his virtues, became convinced that it was not just that such a man should, on heraccount, live in the domesticsphere; and she considered that it was necessary that each should, for the sake of philosophy, live apart from the other. The husband, therefore, took his departure, after having thanked God for the counsel of his wife, and said to her: ' Do thou retain this house ; I will make anot...
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  • Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company
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Ill LIVING TOGETHER AS HUSBAND AND WIFE WHEN we pass over into those examples of living together in which the choice lies within our power, at least at the beginning, we are at 7 once confronted with the most momentous fact of marriage. Mr. Hardy has shown that one can live happy though married; and for that word many have thanked him. He has also given directions how to do it. But it is a large theme, and requires much to be said on it by those who are not married; in some things the married are tongue-tied. I intend, however, to begin under the shelter of the church historian Sozomen,who of all writers has the greatest admiration of the ascetic or anchorite life. "Ammon the Egyptian embraced philosophy," which means in Sozomen's lips the principles of monasticism. " It is said that he was compelled to marry by his family. But when the bridegroom was leading home the bride he said to her, ' O woman, our marriage has indeed taken place, but it is not consummated,' and then he showed her from the Scriptures that it is good to remain a virgin, and entreated that they might live apart She was convinced by his arguments, but was much distressed by the thought of being separated from him ; and therefore he lived with her, but apart, for eighteen years, during which he did not neglect the monastic exercises. At the end of this period, the woman, whose emulation had been strongly excited by his virtues, became convinced that it was not just that such a man should, on heraccount, live in the domestic sphere; and she considered that it was necessary that each should, for the sake of philosophy, live apart from the other. The husband, therefore, took his departure, after having thanked Godfor the counsel of his wife, and said to her: ' Do thou retain this house ; I will make anot...
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