Elizabeth Bowen

“First love, with its frantic haughty imagination, swings its object clear of the everyday, over the rut of living, making him all looks, silences, gestures, attitudes, a burning phrase with no context. This isolation, young love and hero worship accomplish without remorse; they hardly know tenderness.”


Elizabeth Bowen, The House in Paris
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The House in Paris The House in Paris by Elizabeth Bowen
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