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D. H. Lawrence

It was not the passion that was new to her, it was the yearning adoration. She knew she had always feared it, for it left her helpless; she feared it still, lest if she adored him too much, then she would lose herself, become effaced, and she did not want to be effaced, a slave, like a savage woman. She must not become a slave. She feared her adoration, yet she would not at once fight against it. —  D. H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover. (Tipografia Giuntina 1928)

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