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It is the middle and pure height and whole of summer and a summer night, the held breath, of a planet's year; high shored sleeps the crested tide: what day of the month I do not know, which day of the week I am not sure, far less what hour of the night.
I'm very anxious not to fall into archaism or "literary" diction. I want my vocabulary to have a very large range, but the words must be alive.
Dreiser's English is bum, yet it has a peculiar beauty and excellence. You feel you're reading a rather inadequate translation of a very great foreign novel-Russian, probably.
Seems as unfounded ... to say there isn't a God as to say there is.
God-doesn't-believe-in-the-easy-way.
He felt rather vainly sure that he did indeed look very nice, to her anyhow, and that was all he cared about.
... the ten thousand little things every day that a woman kept thinking of, on account of children.
... the unexplainable nighthawks you found in any fair-sized town.
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