There was a serenity about him always that had the look of innocence, when, technically, the word was no longer applicable.
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Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.
Henry James seems most entirely in his element, doing that is to say what everything favors his doing, when it is a question of recollection. The mellow light which swims over the past, the beauty which suffuses even the commonest little figures of that.
She thought there were no Gods; no one was to blame; and so she evolved this atheist's religion of doing good for the sake of goodness.
In the 18th century we knew how everything was done, but here I rise through the air, I listen to voices in America, I see men flying- but how is it done? I can't even begin to wonder. So my belief in magic returns.
One can only believe entirely, perhaps, in what one cannot see.
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