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Repeating others and myself …

In Uncategorized on December 9, 2014 at 3:18 pm

It has been at least a year since I quoted this here, so time to do it again:

Horace Tott spent an uneventful life in Cheshire always intending to write a large book on English magic, but never quite beginning. And so he died at seventy-four, still imagining he might begin next week, or perhaps the week after that.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke