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James Herriot
“If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.”
James Herriot , All Creatures Great and Small

James Thurber
“Well, I'm disenchanted, too. We're all disenchanted.”
James Thurber, The Thurber Carnival

Jack Vance
“Notice this rent in my garment; I am at a loss to explain its presence! I am even more puzzled by the existence of the universe.”
Jack Vance, Tales of the Dying Earth

“trees [-]
Inside their wooden samurai armor they are geisha beauties, each one a ‘person-of-the-arts,’ limbs dancing, arranging flowers, carrying the wind’s music, the calligraphy of their roots pure poetry, rhyming earth and berth.”
A. A. Attanasio
tags: tree, trees

“These kissed life on the mouth—and were eaten.”
A. A. Attanasio

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