Quotation by D.H. Lawrence

Suddenly, like a chestnut falling out of burr, he was shed naked and glistening onto a soft, fecund earth, leaving behind him the hard rind of worldly knowledge and experience.
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British author. Originally published (and withdrawn) by Methuen (1915). The Rainbow, ch. 4, Penguin Books (1987).

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