I want you to leave your incidental Dick, and this awful hole, and come to live with me, and die with me, and everything with me.
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It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.
We had been everywhere. We had really seen nothing. And I catch myself thinking today that our long journey had only defiled with a sinuous trail of slime the lovely, trustful, dreamy, enormous country that by then, in retrospect, was no more to us than a collection of dog-eared maps, ruined tour books, old tires, and her sobs in the night - every night, every night - the moment I feigned sleep.
You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style.
She was only the faint violet whiff and dead leaf echo of the nymphet I had rolled myself upon with such cries in the past; an echo on the brink of a russet ravine, with a far wood under a white sky, and brown leaves choking the brook, and one last cricket in the crisp weeds.
Don't cry, I'm sorry to have deceived you so much, but that's how life is.
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Catherine Helen Spence
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