John Crowley Quote

There wasn't any answer to that. So he tried harder, and the question got more circumstantial and tentative, and at the same time more precise and exact; and still there were no answers, only the fuller and fuller form of the question, evolving as Auberon had described to her all life evolving, reaching out limbs and inventing organs, reticulating joints, doing and being in more and more complex yet more and more compact and individuated ways, until the question, perfectly asked, understood its own answerlessness.


Bk. 2, Ch. 1 - Little, Big: or, The Fairies' Parliament (1981)

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There wasn't any answer to that. So he tried harder, and the question got more circumstantial and tentative, and at the same time more precise and...

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There wasn't any answer to that. So he tried harder, and the question got more circumstantial and tentative, and at the same time more precise and...

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There wasn't any answer to that. So he tried harder, and the question got more circumstantial and tentative, and at the same time more precise and...

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There wasn't any answer to that. So he tried harder, and the question got more circumstantial and tentative, and at the same time more precise and...