Monday, January 22, 2007

Ssh, Reading in Progress

from The Emperor's Children by Claire Messud:

"Thus purified, bland as a lamb, Danielle lay naked between her fine sheets, bodily weighted, and, she hoped, cleared in spirit; and still, for a good hour, in the semi-darkness, she thought she could detect her worries darting like wisps in the corners of her blameless room."

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