Friday, April 27, 2012

"for getting a strong impression that a skein is tangled, there is nothing like snatching hastily at a single thread."

George Eliot, The mill on the Floss I.i.8, "Mr Tulliver shows his weaker side" (ed. with an introduction and notes by A. S. Byatt (London:  Penguin Books, 2003 [1979]), 82).

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