“…an irrational tenderness”

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“It was odd, she thought, how if one was alone, one leant to inanimate things; trees, streams, flowers; felt they expressed one; felt they became one; felt they knew one, in a sense were one; felt an irrational tenderness thus (she looked at that long steady light) as for oneself.”  — Virginia Woolf, from To the Lighthouse

~ by theresakishkan on March 8, 2018.

2 Responses to ““…an irrational tenderness””

  1. Sounds about right to me!

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