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Quotation by Emily Carr
It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.
Emily Carr (1871–1945), Canadian artist. Hundreds and Thousands: The Journals of Emily Carr, entry for Dec. 12, 1933 (1966).
Written on the eve of her 62nd birthday.
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