One has just been sent out as a biblical dove, has found nothing green, and slips back
into the darkness of the ark -- Kafka

Saturday, May 14, 2011

From Flaubert's "Sentimental Education"

Will Frederick get the girl or not? Which girl? Anyway, I'm progressing through Sentimental Education and found this ode to La Ville-Lumière enticing:

But there was only one place in the world where this could be turned to account--Paris; for to his mind, art, science, and love (those three faces of God, as Pellerin would have said) were associated exclusively with the capital.
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