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Saturday, October 3, 2015
Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad
"In life, you see, there is not much choice. You have either to rot or to burn. And there is not one of us, painted or unpainted, that would not rather burn than rot.” ― Joseph Conrad, Under Western Eyes