Daily Archives: May 18, 2007

Good show

Reading The Siege of Krishnapur (JG Farrell) for class, and although I’m only to the second chapter, I’m enjoying it already. A few good sentences so far:

The Magistrate suffered from the disability of a free-thinking turn of mind and from a life that was barren and dreary to match.

If you can’t call an elephant “Afric’s wondrous brute” what can you call it?

She was very fair and pale and a little remote; one or two people thought her “insipid”, which is a danger blonde people sometimes run.


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Peckish + tired + demoralized = perfect time for a tea break.

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