Saturday, April 27, 2013


The Gospel of the Body

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), Far from the Madding Crowd, chapter XXII (Joseph Poorgrass speaking):
"Yes; victuals and drink is a cheerful thing, and gives nerves to the nerveless, if the form of words may be used. 'Tis the gospel of the body, without which he perish, so to speak it."

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