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|For the first year or so, I didn't send nary a thing, and the scrapbook was empty, |
except for a couple of clippings she got out of the ... I'd like to know the things
people don't particularly like and study them and try to make myself better if I can.
... All of my life, I've wanted to be an actor, though I never was in any school plays
or recited a line other than the ... I have a hard time saying “when” or “where” or
any words that start with “W” or “I.” Well I can tell you I really had a hard time with
|them. Besides, to distrust words, and indict them for the horrors that might |
slumber unobtrusively within them --isn't this, after all, the true vocation of the ...
Hays, Ed All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first
|He looked at him attentively, supposing that this was only some new piece of |
hypocrisy. ... But even if I could be sorry all my days, here they are, these sins; I
could not get away from them. ... Well, I've heard say so all my life," said the
prisoner, " but that don't seem to bring me any help. ... the first time conscious of
that great Presence in which we always dwell, " Those I shouted up were
|Dave followed her, but the words he spoke were scarcely intelligible. ... She held |
up her hands and stared curiously at the few rings she wore, as if seeing them for
the first time. ... Perhaps I have — that depends upon the way you look at it and
upon what you consider worth while — anyhow, all I can offer you is love — " he
broke ... Of course, everything here is Ed's, but I have enough. All my life I've had
everything except the very thing you offer — and how I've longed for that! How I'
|I had to make some way; I wouldn't of been any sort of man if I hadn't.” She must |
just of stood looking at him. I couldn't see. “I had to find some way to tell you,”
says he. “What part have I had in this foolish squabble? Was that my fault? ... “My
money?" says she, scornful. “I've a lot of it.” He didn't say a word to that for a long
time. “Did you really think that of ... “Miss Wright,” says I, quiet—the first time I ever
called her Miss Wright in all my life—“Miss Wright," says I, “come up to the house.
|'I don't want to break up a family, I've seen enough of what it can do. But he said |
... 'But you don't see that much of them anyway, do you? I'm not accusing you or
anything, but you're all grown up, you've got your own lives.' 'Look, we ... Her face
looked startled, as if she had been stabbed in the back. ... For a moment they
thought she was pretending; it looked so artificial. ... 'You see, for the first time in
my life I sort of admired him. ... In the past, such words would have bemused
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|"Johnny, how old were you the first time you used any drugs? ... And I've seen |
drugs practically all my life. My brother was already hooked, not just starting but
already hooked, at 13 when he was still going to school. ... And I've always been
kind of shy of girls when I first meet them. ... I'll see you later.' So I started going
out the door and my brother said, 'Look, Karen, one of my other brothers went
with somebody else to get high ... 1 like people that if they want something, they'll
|Then I heard him laugh back at me his easy, comforting laugh and say, as if his |
words were smiling, “Yes, that's because we are lost. I didn't bring a ... That's the
fifth poisonous snake I've killed tonight!" But I only saw ... of all their mad antics I
trusted them completely to lead us out onto the road. ... Relieved to be on the
solid asphalt, I walked into the middle of the road and looked up and gazed upon
that gigantic night sky. I was seeing the night sky for the first time in my life. I just
|He looked at me in despair. And the ... I feel as if I were speaking to you for the |
first time in my life, Stepan Trofimovitch, you've astonished me so this morning." "
But, my ... All my life I've neglected them criminally . . . but now I'll demand them.
|She looked at him with different eyes now. He would make a ... “I admire you |
more than anyone I've ever met,” she said. “You are so ... I have been a
disappointment to her all my life, and an embarrassment most of my life. ... “The
first time because I'd been accused of something I didn't do but didn't have the
resources to correct. ... She reconsidered her words. ... She couldn't see his
reaction, couldn't see if it mattered to him, although he was usually good at hiding
how he felt, anyway.