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You remind me of people who bring along a little box of cakes and leave it in the hall, saying to themselves: 'There'll be plenty of time to produce these later,' and then pick them up again when they go.
I did not look for her, because I was afraid of dispelling the mystery we attach to people whom we know only casually.
One always writes for someone. Rarely for several people. Never for everyone.
Adventures happen to people who, by their composure, their unshakableness, and their scorn of the unusual may be said to deserve them. They leave little or no trace.
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Even the distribution of rations leaves much to be desired; the fatigue party, well-intentioned and sympathetic though it be, often finds itself short of provisions.
January 28, 1873
August 3, 1954
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