Day: August 18, 2018

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The Countdown Begins…

Reblogged from: Moonlight Madness     Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1784076/the-countdown-begins

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Elizabeth von Arnim: The Solitary Summer – Reading Progress Update: 147 of 190 Pages

“A man once made it a reproach that I should be so happy, and told me everybody has crosses, and that we live in a vale of woe. I mentioned moles as my principal cross, and pointed to the huge black mounds with which they had decorated the tennis-court, but I could not agree to […]

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Elizabeth von Arnim: The Solitary Summer – Reading Progress Update: 140 of 190 Pages

“All those maxims about judging others by yourself, and putting yourself in another person’s place, are not, I am afraid, reliable. I had them dinned into me constantly as a child, and I was constantly trying to obey them, and constantly was astonished at the unexpected results I arrived at; and now I know that […]

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Elizabeth von Arnim: The Solitary Summer – Reading Progress Update: 133 of 190 Pages

“I am frightened once more at the solitariness in which we each of us live. I have, it is true, a great many friends — people with whom it is pleasant to spend an afternoon if such afternoons are not repeated often, and if you are careful not to stir more than the surface of […]

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Elizabeth von Arnim: The Solitary Summer – Reading Progress Update: 131 of 190 Pages

Lupins! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Summary post HERE. Further reading progress updates: 3 / 190 pages 9 / 190 pages 14 / 190 pages 22 / 190 pages 30 / 190 pages 41 / 190 pages 46 / 190 pages 55 / 190 pages 62 / 190 pages 65 / 190 pages 67 / 190 pages 69 / […]

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Elizabeth von Arnim: The Solitary Summer – Reading Progress Update: 126 of 190 Pages

“I walked out of the village and through the fir wood and the meadow as quickly as I could, opened the gate into my garden, went down the most sheltered path, flung myself on the grass in a quiet nook, and said aloud “Ugh!” It is a well-known exclamation of disgust, and is thus inadequately […]

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Elizabeth von Arnim: The Solitary Summer – Reading Progress Update: 110 of 190 Pages

Back to Solitary Summer, and to anybody who thinks this is just fluffy garden talk, I’d heartily recommend to read the section on the disastrous intersection of poverty, prejudice and ignorance in the village, particularly insofar as it concerned the children. “There is a great wall of ignorance and prejudice dividing us from the people […]

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