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Read up; part 44. 

I knocked on Vi’s door and then stuck my head in. Vi was wearing a plunging brown-and-black leopard leotard that tied up the front.  “That is not from Victoria’s Secret,” I said. “That’s from Victoria’s Sluts.”  -N Advertisements

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Read up; part 43. 

All the failed paradises I discovered were founded on the misguided belief of arrival.   -N

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Read up; part 42. 

“The founders of the Roman Empire were suckled by a she-wolf. All heroes capable of earth-shattering deeds were adopted and nursed by animals.” -N 

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Read up; part 41. 

Personal size and mental sorrow have certainly no necessary proportions. A large bulky figure has as good as a right to be in deep affliction as the most graceful set of limbs in the world. But, fair or not fair, … Continue reading

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Read up; part 40. 

“Death may possibly not be the hardest thing in the life of a painter. I must declare that I know nothing about them, but when I look at the stars I always start dreaming, as readily as when the black … Continue reading

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Read up; part 39. 

‘When you’re young,’ he said, ‘everything looks easy. Everything seems to be in black and white. So-and-so has a burden on his back: take it off. So-and-so wants land: give it to him. So-and-so has too much, and uses it … Continue reading

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Read up; part 38.

  Ever since man has learned to give each part of the body a name, the body has given him less trouble. He has also learned that the soul is nothing more than the grey matter of the brain in … Continue reading

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