> Ha,
> I checked Engels on  class morality and discovered he thought  the cat  an
> creature - probably best not raised on an Eliot list.
> cheers Pete

It was -Dühring who offered The Cat as an image of evil. Engels was mocking
Dühring (near the end of _Anti-Dühring_.

Engels was limited in comparison to Marx, but I would  prefer Fred to Karl
as a roommate. ;->

And thinking of great men and their women: I believe Einstein was rather
unkind to his first wife.