Thursday, October 14, 2004

Queer, the affection you feel for a stranger!

It was as though his spirit and mine had momentarily succeeded in bridging the gulf of language and tradition and meeting in utter intimacy. I hoped he liked me as much as I liked him. But I also knew that to retain my first impression of him I must not see him again.

~~Homage to Catalonia, George Orwell

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