It was not despair, but it seemed to her as if life were passing by, leaving its promises broken and unfulfilled. Yet there were other days when she listened, was led on and deceived by fresh promises which her youth had held out to her.
More Quotes from Kate Chopin:The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.
She reminded him of some beautiful, sleek animal waking up in the sun.
There was no despondency when she fell asleep that night; nor was there hope when she awoke in the morning.
The generous abundance of her passion, without guile or trickery, was like a white flame which penetrated and found response in depths of his own sensuous nature that had never yet been reached.
They had been permitted to sit up till after the ice-cream, which naturally marked the limit of human indulgence.
Who can tell what metals the gods use in forging the subtle bond which we call sympathy, which we might as well call love.
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