Dangerous as lucifer matches.'That was how Arthur Nicholls, Charlotte Bront--euml--;'s husband for the last nine months of her life, described her letters. Full of acute observations, pithy character sketches, and passionate convictions, the letters are our most direct source of information about the lives of the Bront--euml--;s and our closest approach to the author of Jane Eyre. In them Charlotte writes of life at Haworth Parsonage, her experiences at a Belgian school, and her intense feelings for the Belgianschoolteacher, M. Heger. She endures the agony of the death of her siblings, and enj.