Shirley Abbott Quote

You washed those parts quickly, without looking at them. They had no names. Good people were required to refer to them with prepositions, rather than straightforwardly with nouns, as with decent things like tables and chairs. 'Down there.' 'In between.' 'Behind.'


The Bookmaker's Daughter: A Memory Unbound (1991)

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You washed those parts quickly, without looking at them. They had no names. Good people were required to refer to them with prepositions, rather than ...

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You washed those parts quickly, without looking at them. They had no names. Good people were required to refer to them with prepositions, rather than ...

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You washed those parts quickly, without looking at them. They had no names. Good people were required to refer to them with prepositions, rather than ...

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You washed those parts quickly, without looking at them. They had no names. Good people were required to refer to them with prepositions, rather than ...