Quotation by D.H. Lawrence

They threw off their clothes, and he gathered her to him, and found her, found the pure lambent reality of her for ever invisible flesh. Quenched, inhuman, his fingers upon her unrevealed nudity were the fingers of silence upon silence, the body of mysterious night upon the body of mysterious night, the night masculine and feminine, never to be seen with the eye, or known with the mind, only known as a palpable revelation of living otherness.
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British author. Originally published by M. Secker (1921). Women in Love, ch. 23, Penguin Books (1987).

"They" are Rupert Birkin and Ursula Brangwen.
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