"There's an admirable woman, marry her." "No," answered RÃ©e; "I am a pessimist, and the idea of propagating human life is odious to me. Marry her yourself; she is the companion that you want...." Nietzsche dismissed this idea. Perhaps he said to his friend, as he had said to his sister: "I marry! Never, I would have to be a bar somewhere or other." Miss SalomÃ©'s mother examined these two men who were so attentive to her child; Friedrich Nietzsche perplexed her; she preferred Paul RÃ©e.
On the 24th June of this year, 1882, Nietzsche was installed at Sils; before the 10th of July he wrote to his sister: