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The Moor's Last Sigh
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“Here was peace. She pulled in her horizon like a great fish-net. Pulled it from around the waist of the world and draped it over her shoulder. So much of life in its meshes! She called in her soul to come and see.”
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Short Story Collections by Kurt Vonnegut by Books LLC
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I need to read a proper, full length Vonnegut novel. I keep dancing 'round with his short stories, which, while well written and amusing enough, don't seem to present, to me, a very compelling explanation for the cult following he enjoys. I know, I K ...more
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Zora Neale Hurston
“I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and a sword in my hands.”
Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road

Zora Neale Hurston
“Here was peace. She pulled in her horizon like a great fish-net. Pulled it from around the waist of the world and draped it over her shoulder. So much of life in its meshes! She called in her soul to come and see.”
Zora Neale Hurston

Virginia Woolf
“We do not know our own souls, let alone the souls of others. Human beings do not go hand in hand the whole stretch of the way. There is a virgin forest in each; a snowfield where even the print of birds' feet is unknown. Here we go alone, and like it better so. Always to have sympathy, always to be accompanied, always to be understood would be intolerable.”
Virginia Woolf, On Being Ill

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