Iris Murdoch Quote

To lose somebody is to lose not only their person but all those modes and manifestations into which their person has flowed outwards; so that in losing a beloved one may find so many things, pictures, poems, melodies, places lost too: Dante, Avignon, a song of Shakespeare's, the Cornish sea.


A Severed Head (ed. Random House, 2008) - ISBN: 9781407019789

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To lose somebody is to lose not only their person but all those modes and manifestations into which their person has flowed outwards; so that in...

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To lose somebody is to lose not only their person but all those modes and manifestations into which their person has flowed outwards; so that in...

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To lose somebody is to lose not only their person but all those modes and manifestations into which their person has flowed outwards; so that in...

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To lose somebody is to lose not only their person but all those modes and manifestations into which their person has flowed outwards; so that in...