9.05.02 – Thursday
No, never use a girl as the point of projection, dear! Girls are still traditionally supposed to be idiots.
(2001.87, p. 227)
And who was it that said ‘A man’s reach should exceed his grasp’ and where (and why) on earth did I hear of it?1
- ‘…or what’s a heaven for?’ — Robert Browning, of course, though I did not discover this until much later; where I first heard it, though, I still cannot say. [↩]