And then I did see his face. It was rather a nice face.
I wish you’d stop talking. I wish you’d stop prying and trying to find things out. I wish you were dead – no, I don’t mean that. It was silly and unkind, and I shouldn’t have said it. But I do wish you’d stop talking.
I’ve been shopping till I’m dropping.
I’ve fallen in love. I didn’t think such violent things could happen to ordinary people.
The British have always been kind to mad people.
This can’t last. This misery can’t last. I must remember that and try to control myself. Nothing last really, not happiness, not even dispair. Not even life last very long. There come a time in the future when I won’t remind myself anymore. When I can look back and say quite peacefully and cheerfully how silly I was. But no, no I don’t want that to come ever. I want to remember every minute, always. Always till the end of my days.
You’re the one person with enough kindness and wisdom to understand this, but Fred, you’re the one person I can never tell. Never, never. Because even if I waited until we were old, old people, you’d be bound to look back over the years and be hurt.
You’ve been a long way away.
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