There is one thing above all others that I despise. It is fingers, especially female fingers, messing around in my guts. My guts, like Victorian marriage, are private.
("Angle of Repose")
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She saw objectives, not obstacles.
It is something-it can be everything-to have found a fellow bird with whom you can sit among the rafters while the drinking and boasting and reciting and fighting go on below.
Hard writing makes easy reading.
One means of sanity is to retain a hold on the natural world, ... Americans still have that chance, more than many peoples.
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Strange to the world, he wore a bashful look, The fields his study, Nature was his book.