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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning by Laurie Lee
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“For the first time I was learning how much easier it was to leave than to stay behind and love.”
Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
“I felt once again the unease of arriving at night in an unknown city--that faint sour panic which seems to cling to a place until one has found oneself a bed.”
Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
“But I think my most lasting impression was still the unhurried dignity and noblesse with which the Spaniard handled his drink. He never gulped, panicked, pleaded with the barman, or let himself be shouted into the street. Drink, for him, was one of the natural privileges of living, rather than the temporary suicide it so often is for others. But then it was lightly taxed here, and there were no licensing laws; and under such conditions one could take one's time.”
Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
“The borders of consciousness are anxious enough, raw and desperate places; we shouldn't be dragged across them like struggling thieves as if sleep was a felony.”
Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
“God's codpiece, you're very kind”
Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
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“I felt it was for this I had come: to wake at dawn on a hillside and look out on a world for which I had no words, to start at the beginning, speechless and without plan, in a place that still had no memories for me.”
Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
“There are brilliant evocations of intense heat (‘the brass-taloned lion which licks the afternoon ground ready to consume anyone not wise enough to take cover’) and sunlight (it ‘struck upwards, sideways and down, while the wheat went buckling across the fields like a solid sheet of copper’),”
Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

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