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Joyce Cary -
The Horse's Mouth (1944)
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Remember I'm an artist. And you know what that means in a court of law. Next worst to an actress
No doubt any connoisseur, any collector, some bored old millionaire when he shows off his treasures, is seeking in your praise the resurrection and the life.
To forgive is wisdom, to forget is genius. And easier. Because it's true. It's a new world every heart beat.
Sara could commit adultery at one end and weep for her sins at the other, and enjoy both operations at once.
Plantie is a very strong Protestant, that is to say, he's against all churches, especially the Protestant: and he thinks a lot of Buddha, Karma and Confucius. He is also a bit of an anarchist and three or four years ago he took up Einstein and vitamins.
When a woman gets the idea of justice, there's no teaching her any sense.
Nothing like poetry when you lie awake at night. It keeps the old brain limber. It washes away the mud and sand that keeps on blocking up the bends. Like waves to make the pebbles dance on my old floors. And turn them into rubies and jacinths; or at any rate, good imitations.
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How happy is the blameless Vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
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