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The Waves by Virginia Woolf
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Virginia Woolf
“But when we sit together, close,’ said Bernard, ‘we melt into each other with phrases. We are edged with mist. We make an unsubstantial territory.”
Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Virginia Woolf
“I am tied down with single words. But you wander off; you slip away; you rise up higher, with words and words in phrases.”
Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Virginia Woolf
“When I heard you cry I followed you, and saw you put down your handkerchief, screwed up, with its rage, with its hate, knotted in it.”
Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Virginia Woolf
“to possess one single thing (it is Louis now) must waver, like the light in and out of the beech leaves; and then words, moving darkly, in the depths of your mind will break up this knot of hardness, screwed in your pocket-handkerchief.”
Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Virginia Woolf
“Let me pull myself out of these waters. But they heap themselves on me; they sweep me between their great shoulders; I am turned; I am tumbled; I am stretched, among these long lights, these long waves, these endless paths, with people pursuing, pursuing.”
Virginia Woolf, The Waves


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