The Intermediate Sex: A Study of Some Transitional Types of Men and Women

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M. Kennerley, 1921 - Homosexuality - 167 pages

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Page 110 - be! A loftier race, Than e'er the world hath known, shall rise With flame of freedom in their souls, And light of science in their eyes. Nation with nation, land with land, In-armed shall live as comrades free; In every heart and brain shall throb The pulse of one fraternity.* To proceed. The Uranian, though generally
Page 48 - I know not any greater blessing to a young man beginning life than a virtuous lover, or to the lover than a beloved youth. For the principle which ought to be the guide of men who would nobly live—that principle, I say, neither kindred, nor
Page 44 - Lo, all the lovely things we find on earth, Resemble for the soul that rightly sees That source of bliss divine which gave us birth: Nor have we first-fruits or remembrances Of heaven elsewhere. Thus, loving loyally, I rise to God, and make death sweet by thee.
Page 147 - year I was the recipient of languishing glances, original verses, roses, and passionate letters written at midnight and three in the morning." "Passionate friendships among girls, from the most innocent to the most elaborate excursions in the direction of Lesbos, are extremely common in theatres, both among actresses, and even more among chorus and
Page 110 - in their eyes. Nation with nation, land with land, In-armed shall live as comrades free; In every heart and brain shall throb The pulse of one fraternity.*
Page 129 - It is a common belief that a male who experiences love for his own sex must be despicable, degraded, depraved, vicious, and incapable of humane or generous sentiments. If Greek history did not contradict this supposition, a little patient enquiry into contemporary manners would suffice to remove it."—J. ADDINGTON SYMONDS., "A Problem in Modern Ethics,
Page 132 - all that is masculine on the one side and all that is feminine on the other; or that any living being is so simple in this respect that it can be put wholly on one side, or wholly on the other, of the
Page 16 - these things have brought about a rapprochement between the sexes. If the modern woman is a little more masculine in some ways than her predecessor, the modern man (it is to be hoped), while by no means effeminate, is a little more sensitive in temperament and artistic in feeling than the original John Bull. It is beginning to be
Page 17 - if a severe distinction of elements were always maintained the two sexes would soon drift into far latitudes and absolutely cease to understand each other. As it is, there are some remarkable and (we think) indispensable types of character in whom there is such a union or balance of the feminine and masculine qualities that these people become to a
Page 74 - It has undertaken a censorship over private morals (entirely apart from social results) which is beyond its province, and which— even if it were its province—it could not possibly fulfil;* it has opened wider than ever before the door to a real, most serious social evil and

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