Laura Riding Quote

I feel an intense intimacy with those who have this loathing interest in me. Further than this, I know what they mean, I sympathize with them, I understand them. There should be a name (as poetic as love) for this relationship between loather and loathed; it is of the closest and more full of passion than incest.


"How it came about?" from Anarchism Is Not Enough (London: Jonathan Cape, 1928)

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I feel an intense intimacy with those who have this loathing interest in me. Further than this, I know what they mean, I sympathize with them, I...

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I feel an intense intimacy with those who have this loathing interest in me. Further than this, I know what they mean, I sympathize with them, I...

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I feel an intense intimacy with those who have this loathing interest in me. Further than this, I know what they mean, I sympathize with them, I...

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I feel an intense intimacy with those who have this loathing interest in me. Further than this, I know what they mean, I sympathize with them, I...