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Confessions volumes 5 and 6

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Narrator LibriVox Community

Publisher: LibriVox

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"She was more to me than a sister, a mother, a friend, or even than a mistress, and for this very reason she was not a mistress; in a word, I loved her too much to desire her..."More of the amours of the twentysomething Jean-Jacques: here initiated into a strangely compromised manhood by his "maman" and perennial comforter -"Was I happy? No: I felt I know-not-what invincible sadness which empoisoned my happiness, it seemed that I had committed an incest, and two or three times, pressing her eagerly in my arms, I deluged her bosom with my tears. On her part, as she had never sought pleasure, she had not the stings of remorse..."(Introduction by Martin Geeson)
Duration: about 6 hours (06:29:18)
Publishing date: 2014-08-25; Copyright Year: 1903. Copyright Statment: —