The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

Crambe repetita (17)

The cellist was hunched over the instrument which he clutched between his knees, his head bowed forward, his coarse features assuming an involuntary expression of disgust at the more mannerist moments; another leaned over his double bass, fingering it with the same domestic patience with which he might have peeled a cabbage…

—Marcel Proust,
(The Captive, p. 334)


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