But no man has a monopoly of conscience.
But the mind travels far - and mysteriously - in sleep.
I cannot hope that what I have to say will be very interesting to many.
Our children, two daughters and a son, were born in 1874, 1876, and 1879.
It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours was to be a literary partnership.
But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books, especially in the Oxford summer term.
For after my marriage I had made various attempts to write fiction. They were clearly failures.
It is the rank and file - the average woman - for whom the world has opened up so astonishingly.
As far as intellectual training was concerned, my nine years from seven to sixteen were practically wasted.
The answer, of course, in the mouth of a Christian teacher is that in Christianity alone is there both present joy and future hope.