The face staring back at me isn't beautiful but she isn't something that would scare the horses, either.
("A Great and Terrible Beauty")
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I think there's such an overlap between (Victorian) culture and Southern culture, ... There is repression and darkness and (a hint of) 'What's going on behind that respectable veneer'
My dad died 10 years ago, ... He was an AIDS death. I was fortunate that I was able to take two or three months off and be with him at the end. We were very close.
One could argue that it's romantic to die for love. Of course, then you're dead and unable to take that honeymoon trip to the Alps with all the other fashionable young couples, which is a shame.
I'm going to eviscerate you and leave your organs on a pike in the yard as a warning to those who wear large jewelry.
I've heard it said that God is in the details. It's the same with the truth. Leave out the details, the crucial heart, and you can damn someone with the bare bones of it.
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A discontented young fellow, filled with self pride; he certainly should have considered it an honor to be sent on so respectable an embassy as he was.
It doesn't bother me that people are stupid. I'm not stupid.