451. “She was all too sunk in the inevitable, and the abysmal.”
— Henry James
452. “No evening I had passed at Bly had the portentous quality of this one; in spite of which – and in spite also of the deeper depths of consternation that had opened beneath my feet – there was literally, in the ebbing actual, an extraordinarily sweet sadness.”
453. “I’m taking a trouble for you I never dreamed I should take for any human creature.”
454. “Life is all a green old English garden and time an endless summer afternoon.”
455. “I’ve thought of you perpetually, ever since I last saw you. I’m exactly the same. I love you just as much, and everything I said to you then is just as true.”
456. “She had once heard an enthusiastic musician, out of patience with a gifted bungler, declare that a fine voice is really an obstacle to singing properly; and it occurred to her that it might perhaps be equally true that a beautiful face is an obstacle to the acquisition of charming manners.”
457. “Isabel, as she herself grew older, became acquainted with revulsions, with disgusts; there were days when the world looked black and she asked herself with some sharpness what it was that she was pretending to live for.”
458. “He felt the old bitterness, which he had tried so hard to swallow, rise again in his throat, and he knew there are disappointments that last as long as life.”
459. “She was too young, too impatient to live, too unacquainted with pain.”
460. “It’s her general air of being some one in particular that strikes me. Who is this rare creature, and what is she? Where did you find her, and how did you make her acquaintance?”
461. “It has been everything for me to see you.”
462. “I don’t know, upon my honour, what I’m doing.”
463. “With all her love of knowledge she had a natural shrinking from raising curtains and looking into unlighted corners.”
464. “The stale September days, in the huge half-empty town, had a charm wrapped in them as a coloured gem might be wrapped in a dusty cloth.”
465. “The vice in the air, otherwise, was too much like the breath of fate.”
466. “You see, people forget you.”
467. “Yes, one has read; but this is beyond any book.”
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