Thursday, March 03, 2016

I n it

« ‘Forests and far countries on the other side of the world,’ said Rhoda, ‘are in it; seas and jungle; the howlings of jackals and moonlight falling upon some high peak where the eagle soars’
‘Happiness is in it’, says Neville, ‘and the quiet of ordinary things. A table, a chair, a book with a paper-knife stuck between the pages…’ 
‘Week-days are in it,’ said Susan, ‘Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; the horses going up to the fields, and the horses returning; the rooks rising and falling, and catching the elm-trees in their net, whether it is April, whether it is November.’ 
‘What is to come is in it’, said Bernard. »



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