Charles Caleb Colton (1780–1832) was an English cleric, writer and collector, well known for his eccentricities.
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How could I not love you? No one has ever affected me like you do. When you told me goodbye last month, I tried to let you go. I told myself it was the best thing for you because you wanted it. But you're wrong. I'm good for you even if you don't know it yet. I know because I've never been good for anyone before.
The power of love to change bodies is legendary, built into folklore, common sense, and everyday experience. Love moves the flesh, it pushes matter around. . . . Throughout history, "tender loving care" has uniformly been recognized as a valuable element in healing.