Ivan Goncharov Quote

No devastating or redeeming fires have ever burnt in my life…My life began by flickering out.


Obolomov (1859) pt. 2, ch. 4 (translated by David Magarshak)

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No devastating or redeeming fires have ever burnt in my life…My life began by flickering out.

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No devastating or redeeming fires have ever burnt in my life…My life began by flickering out.

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No devastating or redeeming fires have ever burnt in my life…My life began by flickering out.

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No devastating or redeeming fires have ever burnt in my life…My life began by flickering out.