To assist us In such a resolution I feel that absence will be necessary. We must not meet. Cruel as this sentence may de.contos necessity of pronouncing it. which proibidos alone reconcile it to myself. will be evident to you when you have considered our situation in the light in which I have found myself imperiously obliged to place it. You may beyou must bewell assured that nothing but filho strongest conviction of duty could induce me to wound e own feelings by urging a lengthened separation. and of incesto to yours you will hardly suspect me. I "mae" that we ought not. we must not.