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Christopher Morley

Parnassus on Wheels

  • Alexa Gracehar citeratför 21 dagar sedan
    Even if he doesn’t love me, God, I shall always be his.
  • Alexa Gracehar citeratför 21 dagar sedan
    O God, I thank Thee who sent this great adventure my way! I am grateful to have come out of the barren land of spinsterhood, seeing the glory of a love greater than myself. I thank Thee for teaching me that mixing, and kneading, and baking are not all that life holds for me. Even if he doesn’t love me, God, I shall always be his.
  • Alexa Gracehar citeratför 21 dagar sedan
    I didn’t try to blink the fact that I was in love. In fact, I gloried in it.
  • Alexa Gracehar citeratför 21 dagar sedan
    I only knew one thing: that when I saw that little red devil again I was going to be all his—if he’d have me.
  • Alexa Gracehar citeratför 21 dagar sedan
    Here was I, in the full fruition of womanhood, on the verge of my decline into autumn, and lo! by the grace of God, I had found my man, my master. He had touched me with his own fire and courage.
  • Alexa Gracehar citeratför 21 dagar sedan
    So now when it came, it hit me hard. That’s when a woman finds herself—when she’s in love. I don’t care if she is old or fat or homely or prosy. She feels that little flutter under her ribs and she drops from the tree like a ripe plum.
  • Alexa Gracehar citeratför 21 dagar sedan
    Finally I got a grip on myself again. I am not ashamed to say that I now admitted frankly what I had been hiding from myself. I was in love—in love with a little, red-bearded bookseller who seemed to me more splendid than Sir Galahad. And I vowed that if he would have me, I would follow him to the other end of nowhere.
  • Alexa Gracehar citeratför 25 dagar sedan
    In this tragic, restless world there must be some place where at last we can lay our heads and be at rest. Some people call it death. Some call it God.
  • Alexa Gracehar citeratför 25 dagar sedan
    There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning, and yearning. A man should be learning as he goes; and he should be earning bread for himself and others; and he should be yearning, too: yearning to know the unknowable.
  • Alexa Gracehar citeratför 25 dagar sedan
    God sees that if man is contented he will never win his way to Him.
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