To be lectured because the lecturer saw her in the cold morning light of open-shuttered disillusion was exasperating.
("Far from the Madding Crowd")
More Quotes from Thomas Hardy:Silence is wonderful to listen to.
He made close acquaintance with phenomena he had before known but darkly - the seasons in their moods, morning and evening, night and noon, winds in their different tempers, trees, waters and mists, shades and silences, and the voices of inanimate things.
You have never loved me as I love you--never--never! Yours is not a passionate heart--your heart does not burn in a flame! You are, upon the whole, a sort of fay, or sprite-- not a woman!
O memory, where is now my youth,
Who used to say that life was truth?
A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.
Who's in the next room - who I seemed to see Somebody in the dawning passing through, Unknown to me.
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