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Quotation by Elizabeth Bowen
The charm, one might say the genius of memory, is that it is choosy, chancy, and temperamental: it rejects the edifying cathedral and indelibly photographs the small boy outside, chewing a hunk of melon in the dust.
Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973), Anglo-Irish novelist. Vogue (New York, Sept. 15, 1955).
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