“In any case, even if he could have gone south and avoided the village, it was only one more surrender: the years behind him were littered with similar surrenders – feast-days and fast-days and days of abstinence had been the first to go: then he had ceased to trouble more than occasionally about his breviary – and finally he had left it behind altogether at the port in one of his periodic attempts at escape. 289 more words
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