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The close-up has no equivalent in a narrative fashioned of words. Literature is totally lacking in any working method to enable it ...
In spite of the air of fable ... the public were still not at all disposed to receive it as fable. I thence concluded that the fac ...
The fish sees the bait, not the hook; a person sees the gain, not the danger.
He was begotten in the galley and born under a gun. Every hair was a rope yarn, every finger a fish-hook, every tooth a marline-sp ...
The truth is despite the hard work and juggling required to keep the different facets of the frantic life afloat, the "superwoman" ...
you fit into me
like a hook into an eye
We construct a narrative for ourselves, and that's the thread that we follow from one day to the next. People who disintegrate as ...
Printed prose is historically a most peculiar, almost an aberrant way of telling stories, and by far the most inherently anestheti ...
The short story is at an advantage over the novel, and can claim its nearer kinship to poetry, because it must be more concentrate ...
While he hears in every spring
How the birds do chirp and sing:
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