Quotation by D.H. Lawrence

Alvina felt herself swept ... into a dusky region where men had dark faces and translucent yellow eyes, where all speech was foreign, and life was not her life. It was as if she had fallen from her own world on to another, darker star, where meanings were all changed.
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British author. Originally published by M. Secker (1920). The Lost Girl, ch. 10, Penguin Books (1977).

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