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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

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

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

“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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