Edna O'Brien Quote

Upstairs she lay awake and planned a new, heroic role for herself. She would expiate all her sins by sinking into domesticity.... she would put her lily hand down into sewerages and save him the trouble of lifting up the ooze and hairs and gray slime that resulted from their daily lives.


Girls in Their Married Bliss (1964)

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Upstairs she lay awake and planned a new, heroic role for herself. She would expiate all her sins by sinking into domesticity.... she would put her...

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Upstairs she lay awake and planned a new, heroic role for herself. She would expiate all her sins by sinking into domesticity.... she would put her...

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Upstairs she lay awake and planned a new, heroic role for herself. She would expiate all her sins by sinking into domesticity.... she would put her...

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Upstairs she lay awake and planned a new, heroic role for herself. She would expiate all her sins by sinking into domesticity.... she would put her...