"Pamela" is about a woman's imperfect understanding of herself as well as the man? Funny, I thought it was about a man continually attempting to rape his servant and eventually deciding to marry her to get her to give it up "willingly." A charming literary model, to be sure.
@Maren Yes, that is the origin of my username. Well spotted!
Wrong kid died!
The last thing this book would do is inspire me to undergo natural childbirth! What if I gave birth to a Mordred?
Wonderful! Feel free to keep going with the dead monarchs.
Maybe I'm misremembering, but I don't think Graham from My So-Called Life was such a stand-up dude.