Posted by Cheryl on October 09, 1997 at 09:38:41:
In response to physiognomy to physiognomy with the problem..., written by Janette on October 09, 1997 at 07:53:57
] Also the use of "organ of adhesiveness" and "organ of veneration" I found annoying.
These show CB's great interest in phrenology, which of course a lot of hooey, but it was a great fad of her day, and so interesting to me from that standpoint.
]And occasionally some of the metaphors were so over the top as to be really unpleasant - eg this one:
] "And I then strangled a newborn agony - a deformed thing which I could not persuade myself to own and rear - and ran on."
Yeah, that one is pretty bad, isn't it? ;-p
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