“I soon had to admit that what I did by myself couldn’t excite me, only what Lila touched became important. If she withdrew, if her voice withdrew from thing, the things got dirty, dusty (100).”
Most of us are librarians, or are married to librarians, or are good friends with librarians…this speaks volumes, no?
“This regulation of duty by the mere circumstances of sex, rather by than the fundamental principle of moral being…has robbed woman of essential rights, the right to think and speak and act on all great moral questions… (321, Rossi).”
“My grandfather so often told me howhis passion for painting was born. But only after reading his memoirs did I understand how palpably that love was etched into his soul in childhood” (29).
“It was five to six in the morning when Ove and the cat met for the first time. The cat instantly disliked Ove exceedingly. The feeling was very much reciprocated” (5).
“Pop does a lot of shouting and sputtering when we get home, but I just put Cat down in my room, and I try not to argue with him, so I won’t lose my temper. I promise I’ll keep him in my room and sweep up the cat hairs so Mom won’t have to.” Most…