He- for there could be no doubt of his sex, though the fashion of the time did something to disguise it- was in the act of slicing at the head of a Moor which swung from the rafters.
More Quotes from Virginia Woolf:It is curious how instinctively one protects the image of oneself from idolatry or any other handling that could make it ridiculous, or too unlike the original to be believed any longer.
One cannot live well, love well or sleep well unless one has dined well.
Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself.
Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
His wife was crying, and he felt nothing; only each time she sobbed in this profound, this silent, this hopeless way, he descended another step into the pit.
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
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The clock of communism has stopped striking. But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down. For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves, we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble.
Because of my voice, speaking words which had been carefully chosen, women had used money they had set aside for other purposes to buy war bonds.
Experimenting with different sounds is great, but when it comes down to it, you're still playing a guitar.