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Remembrance: Marcel Proust - Part 20

Remembrance: Marcel Proust

Moments from
“Remembrance of Things Past”

“Pleasures are like photographs:
in the presence of the person we love,
we take only negatives, 42 more words



Proust dipped a madeléine into his tea and  wrote about the all-powerful joy of remembering the past.    I paged  my stained and wrinkled family cookbook and  “the memory revealed itself”.  799 more words


On Reading Proust

Since Proust was in some way the inspiration for this blog, I’d like to start with him.  As anyone who has ever read all of… 948 more words


My Life in Books: One Woman's Journey

My favorite thing in the world to do is read. When I was in grad school I used to play a game with my boyfriend whenever we were in a bookstore. 496 more words


Is That How It Happened?

Quotes and Notes #359

“Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were.”—Marcel Proust—

I remember one of my most cherished possessions when I was eight was a pocket knife.

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Quotes And Notes

Remembrance of things past

Remembrance of things past

Nothing can ever last

You held me tight

Throughout the night

Then we awoke

Into the morning light

Dreams are all we had… 86 more words


Remembrance: Marcel Proust - Part 14

Remembrance: Marcel Proust

Moments from
“Remembrance of Things Past”

“In his younger days
a man dreams of possessing
the heart of the woman
whom he loves; 27 more words