Ruttie Jinnah's last letter to her husband -I

S. S. Rajputana,

Marseilles 5 Oct 1928

 

 

Darling – thank you for all you have done. If ever in my bearing your once tuned senses found any irritability or unkindness – be assured that in my heart there was place only for a great tenderness and a greater pain – a pain my love without hurt. When one has been as near to the reality of Life (which after all is Death) as I have been dearest, one only remembers the beautiful and tender moments and all the rest becomes a half veiled mist of unrealities. Try and remember me beloved as the flower you plucked and not the flower you tread upon.

 

I have suffered much sweetheart because I have loved much. The measure of my agony has been in accord to the measure of my love.

 

Darling I love you – I love you – and had I loved you just a little less I might have remained with you – only after one has created a very beautiful blossom one does not drag it through the (go to the next pic)

 

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