Tuesday, April 01, 2014


An Ideal Existence

George Gissing (1857-1903), "A Profitable Weakness," Human Odds and Ends: Stories and Sketches, new ed. (London: A.H. Bullen, 1901), pp. 231-237 (at 232):
Indolence had a great part in his temperament; a book, a sunny corner, and entire tranquillity, formed his ideal of supportable existence.

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