quinta-feira, 29 de junho de 2017

Frases indiscutivelmente verdadeiras

"Few people, after all, had seen more of the wordl than she had. There was scarcely a country she had not visited, a notability she had not met. Herself part of the panoply of the world, why now was she intrigued by books which, whatever else they might be, were just a reflection of the world or a version of it? Books? She had seen the real thing.

''I read, I think, '' she said to Norman, ''because one has a duty to find out what people are like,'' a trite enough remark of which Norman took not much notice, feeling himself under no such obligation and reading purely for pleasure, not enlightment, though part of the pleasure was the enlightment, he could see that. But duty did not come into it."

in Bennett, Alan(2017) 2004 1st ed.  The Uncommon Reader. Reclams Universal-Bibliothek, Stuttgart.  Pág. 39

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