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Old Love Stories Retold: A Romantic Classic

Richard Le Gallienne by Richard Le Gallienne

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This is the first chapter from the romantic short story collection classic: Old Love Stories Retold by Richard Le GallienneThe love story of Heine and his Mathilde is another of those stories which fix a type of loving. It is the love of a man of theMoreThis is the first chapter from the romantic short story collection classic: Old Love Stories Retold by Richard Le GallienneThe love story of Heine and his Mathilde is another of those stories which fix a type of loving. It is the love of a man of the most brilliant genius, the most relentless, mocking intellect, for a simple, pretty woman, who could no more understand him than a cow can understand a comet. Many men of genius have loved just such women, and the world, of course, has wondered. How is it that men of genius prefer some little Mathilde, when the presidents of so many womens clubs are theirs for the asking? Perhaps the problem is not so difficult as, at first sight, it may seem. After all, a man of genius is much like other men.