Dean Radt
Dean Radt asked:

Can someone out there help me find the chapter with a specific line from Name of the Wind? (paraphrased here) "_____ threw them-self at it with the failed enthusiasm of a child trying to fly." The image and emotion in the sentence above struck me deeply and I'm having trouble relocating it.

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Fynn Do you mean this?

"Ten thousand romantic songs, plays, and stories taken all together had to be worth something. And on the negative side, I'd seen Simmon pursue nearly every woman within three miles of the University with the doomed enthusiasm of a child trying to fly. What's more, I had watched a hundred men dash themselves to pieces against Denna like ships attempting to ignore the tide."
- The Wise Man's Fear, page 456
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by Patrick Rothfuss (Goodreads Author)
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