Marcel Proust Quote

We construct our lives for one person, and when at length it is ready to receive her that person does not come; presently she is dead to us, and we live on, prisoners within the walls which were intended only for her.


In Search of Lost Time, Volume II: Within a Budding Grove (A Modern Library E-Book) (ed. Modern Library, 2000) - ISBN: 9780679641797

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We construct our lives for one person, and when at length it is ready to receive her that person does not come; presently she is dead to us, and we...

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We construct our lives for one person, and when at length it is ready to receive her that person does not come; presently she is dead to us, and we...

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We construct our lives for one person, and when at length it is ready to receive her that person does not come; presently she is dead to us, and we...

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We construct our lives for one person, and when at length it is ready to receive her that person does not come; presently she is dead to us, and we...