For Esmé with Love and Squalor
For Esmé with Love and Squalor Quotes
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I ignored the flashes of lightning around me. They either had your number on them or they didn't. (4)
I remember standing at an end window of our Quonset hut for a very long time, looking out at the slanting, dreary rain, my trigger finger itching imperceptibly, if at all. I could hear behind my ba...
I then looked through all my pockets, including my raincoat, and finally found a couple of stale letters to reread, one from my wife, telling me how the service at Schrafft's Eighty-Eighth street h...
Literature and Writing Quotes
Nobody's aiming to please, here. More really to edify, to instruct. (2)
Foreignness and 'the Other' Quotes
"I thought Americans despised tea," [Esmé] said. It wasn't the observation of a smart aleck but that of a truth-lover or a statistics-lover. I replied that some of us never drank anything but...