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Peter leaned away from the assault, wounded, and wanting to say all the things he knew would hurt her the way she’d just hurt him. ‘Go away!’ she screamed through hiccups and gasps. And he wanted to. He’d wanted to go away since this time ...more
Pierce Brown
“That gulf that divided us is still there, filled with questions and recriminations and guilt, but that's only part of love, part of being human. Everything is cracked, everything is stained except the fragile moments that hang crystalline in time and make life worth living.”
Pierce Brown, Morning Star

Samuel Taylor Coleridge
“In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree:
Where Alph, the sacred river, ran
Through caverns measureless to man
Down to a sunless sea.”
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Complete Poems

Wilkie Collins
“God be praised for His mercy! I have seen a little sunshine-- I have had a happy time.”
Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone

John Keats
“Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all
Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know”
John Keats, The Complete Poems

J.R.R. Tolkien
“And all the host laughed and wept, and in the midst of their merriment and tears the clear voice of the minstrel rose like silver and gold, and all men were hushed. And he sang to them, now in the Elven-tongue, now in the speech of the West, until their hearts, wounded with sweet words, overflowed, and their joy was like swords, and they passed in thought out to regions where pain and delight flow together and tears are the very wine of blessedness.”
J.R.R. Tolkien

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