[Commonplace books: Thomas Farnaby, 17th-century]
The purpose of storytelling is "to portray ordinary objects as they will be reflected in the kindly mirrors of future times; to find in the objects around us the fragrant tenderness that only posterity will discern and appreciate in far-off times when every trifle of our plain everyday life will become exquisite and festive in its own right: the times when when a man who might put on the most ordinary jacket of today will be dressed up for an elegant masquerade."
Posted by Daniel on 06.16.2009
One gets so accustomed to another life running alongside one’s own that a sudden turn-off on the part of the parallel satellite causes in one a feeling of stupefaction, emptiness, and injustice.
Posted by stronzo on 04.19.2009
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