James Joyce

A Painful Case

13 printed pages
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  • b6804095253shared an impression3 years ago
    👍Worth reading


  • b5825192143has quoted2 years ago
    He turned back the way he had come, the rhythm of the engine pounding in his ears. He began to doubt the reality of what memory told him. He halted under a tree and allowed the rhythm to die away. He could not feel her near him in the darkness nor her voice touch his ear. He waited for some minutes listening. He could hear nothing: the night was perfectly silent. He listened again: perfectly silent. He felt that he was alone.
  • b5825192143has quoted2 years ago
    Why had he withheld life from her? Why had he sentenced her to death? He felt his moral nature falling to pieces.
  • b5825192143has quoted2 years ago
    No one wanted him; he was outcast from life's feast.
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