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“Darling, I don't want you; I've got no place for you; I only want what you give. I don't want the whole of anyone.... What you want is the whole of me-isn't it, isn't it?-and the whole of me isn't there for anybody. In that full sense you want me I don't exist.”

Elizabeth Bowen, The Death of the Heart
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The Death of the Heart The Death of the Heart by Elizabeth Bowen
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