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“Was I the only woman in the world who, at my age - and after a lifetime of quite rampant independence - still did not quite feel grown up?”
Dodie Smith, The Town in Bloom
“They said this flat was converted but I think its still heathen”
Dodie Smith, The Town in Bloom
“On Thursday, I woke to find a perfect September morning, summer with the first gentle hint of autumn, exactly the wrong day to be away from the country. I would have gone for an enormous walk -- except that, while in the bath, I saw exactly how to finish the book I was writing, after being stuck for weeks; though as things turned out, I doubt if I should have walked or written, because during breakfast I suddenly knew how to paint the view framed by my open window. I had been threatening to paint for months, sometimes seeing myself as a primitive, sometimes as an abstractionist. Today the primitive mood was in the ascendent.”
Dodie Smith, The Town in Bloom
“It can't be immoral to love anyone -- as long as one doesn't hurt anyone by it.”
Dodie Smith, The Town in Bloom
“...I heard Molly say, 'Our Mouse is a hundred miles away.' But I wasn't as far away as that; I was in a dimly lit street somewhere in Hampstead.”
Dodie Smith, The Town in Bloom
“Was he again -- I had never forgotten that overheard phrase of Eve's -- being kind to be cruel? I only knew I had been given back enough to live on. And dimly, dimly, I began to see a new Last Act to crown my play.”
Dodie Smith, The Town in Bloom

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