Ernest Hemingway Quote

The only place where you could see life and death, i. e., violent death now that the wars were over, was in the bull ring and I wanted very much to go to Spain where I could study it. I was trying to learn to write, commencing with the simplest things, and one of the simplest things of all and the most fundamental is violent death.


The Old Man and the Sea (ed. 1952)

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The only place where you could see life and death, i. e., violent death now that the wars were over, was in the bull ring and I wanted very much to...

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The only place where you could see life and death, i. e., violent death now that the wars were over, was in the bull ring and I wanted very much to...

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The only place where you could see life and death, i. e., violent death now that the wars were over, was in the bull ring and I wanted very much to...

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The only place where you could see life and death, i. e., violent death now that the wars were over, was in the bull ring and I wanted very much to...