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And the thought struck her how untruly it was said that the curse laid on woman was that in sorrow she should bring forth children.
T]hat was what he had said or she had said, whichever had said that the thing was to be found, as if Adela had said it, Adela in her real self, by no means the self that went with Hugh; no, but the true, the true Adela who was apart and his; for that was the difficulty all the while, that she was truly his, and wouldn't be, but if he thought more of her truly being, and not of her being untruly away, on whatever way, for the way that went away was not the way she truly went, but if they did away with the way she went away, then Hugh could be untrue and she true, then he would know themselves, two, true and two, on the way he was going, and the peace in himself, and the scent of her in him, and the her, meant for him, in him; that was the she he knew, and he must think the more of himself.
If for Ruskin these fallacious poets "see in a sort untruly, because what they see is inconceivably above them," Ammons manages to make the submission to a greater influence not pathetic but rather a legitimate self-becoming.