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Nadine Gordimer -
July's People (1981)
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It was a miracle; it was all a miracle: and one ought to have known, from the sufferings of saints, that miracles are horror.
People in delirium rise and sink, rise and sink, in and out of lucidity. The swaying, shuddering, thudding, flinging stops, and the furniture of life falls into place.
At last, deathly tiredness drained him of all apprehension; so might a man fall asleep half-an-hour before he was to be woken by a firing squad.
In various and different circumstances certain objects and individuals are going to turn out to be vital. The wager of survival cannot, by its nature, reveal which, in advance of events.
The present was his; he would arrange the past to suit it.
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