Thursday, 10 April 2008

"She wasted away and died of unendurable misery. Her older son vanished into the forests. The twins who were determined to populate South America with a new race devoted to the cult of incest were exterminated together with their infant progeny for addiction to un-American activities." From The Boston Lady, by Bertrand Russell, The Collected Stories of Bertrand Russell, 1972.

Sunday, 6 April 2008

"She wondered if anything would ever happen in the world again that would be awful enough to satisfy her." From The Servents' Dance by Maeve Brennan, May 22, 1954.