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[724] The Bell - Iris Murdoch

” He made her talk about herself, and quietly circumvented her clumsy efforts to make him talk about himself. Her unsuspicious and unsophisticated mind harboured of course no conception of his being a homosexual; and although Michael guessed Dora to be one of those women who regard homosexuals with interested sympathy . 413 more words


Screenplay 'Internal Trumpet'

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An analysis of "The Road not taken" by Robert Frost

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could…

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With Long Rests

That portrait of Gerard Hopkins in the Lit. Sup., so quiet, so thoughtful, so almost prettily devout. Strange to think that many, many years ago he actually sat in that position, with folded hands (although they are not there), with secret, slightly hooded eyes, with gentle, posed mouth and soft tongues of hair lying on his forehead, licking sleekly down beside his ear.

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20th Century

"Short Story Masterpieces by American Women Writers" ed. by Clarence C. Strowbridge

Read in: October 2014
Edition and format: Dover Publications 2014, e-book/digital advance review copy
First published: 2014

Disclaimer: ARC received for review by Dover Publications via NetGalley… 232 more words