Saturday, April 16, 2005

"Seven Gothic Tales" by Isak Dinesen

The Monkey
"What is it," she said very slowly, in the manner of a sibylla, "which is bought dearly, offered for nothing, and then most often refused? - Experience

The Supper at Elsinore
"Hanne, is it not terrible that there is so much lying, so much falsehood, in the world?"
"Well, what of it? It would be worse still if it were actually true, all that they tell"

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