"Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt"

23 de noviembre de 2011

▪ Venerable and Laughable

It was a disguise; it was the refuge of a man afraid to own his own feelings, who could not say, This is what I like—this is what I am; and rather pitiable and distasteful to William Bankes and Lily Briscoe, who wondered why such concealments should be necessary; why he needed always praise; why so brave a man in thought should be so timid in life; how strangely he was venerable and laughable at one and the same time.

To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf


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