Quotation by Aldous Huxley

"To-morrow," Mrs. Viveash interrupted him, "will be as awful as to-day." She breathed it like a truth from beyond the grave prematurely revealed, expiringly from her death-bed within.
Aldous Huxley (1894–1963), British novelist. Myra Viveash, in Antic Hay, ch. 22 (1923).

Myra Viveash is Huxley's version of the rootless modern woman, a promiscuous temptress who lives on the edge of despair much in the fashion of Hemingway's Brett Ashley and Waugh's Margot Metroland.
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