by Louise Glück
Circe's Power Abandonment Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (line)
In the same breath,/ I foresaw your departure (15-16)
There's something so formal about the way Circe says, "I foresaw your departure." She could say, "I knew that you would leave," or "I saw that you would not stay," but she reverts to a formal tone. Perhaps she is disguising her emotion at this moment.