Quotation by Edward Hoagland

City people try to buy time as a rule, when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time, although both try to cherish in their mind's eye the notion of a better life ahead.
Edward Hoagland (b. 1932), U.S. novelist, essayist. repr. In Heart's Desire (1988). "The Ridge-Slope Fox and The Knife-Thrower," Harper's (New York, Jan. 1977).
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