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The steps leading to the spring were wooden too and rather broken, yet good
enough for a dignified descent. The youths expressed their pleasure at having hit
on this spot, which gave them opportunity for worship, refreshment and rest in the
gave me to know something of that which is more than the image, since the name
is a part of the essence and of the soul. Happier still I was to hear from you that
she is a good maiden; for that was a means still more easily to go behind her ...
They set the boy a little distance from the hut, in the fresh green grass, and gave
him flowers and nuts to play with. Thus he was busy; and what they played —
fanned about with the mango-flower fragrance spring sends to heighten desire,
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - polutropos - LibraryThing
Few pages, leaving the reader with much to think about. What is attraction? What is beauty? What is the role of love and lust in a relationship? What is, ultimately, morality? Written with a light, humorous touch, the book is unforgettable. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
This folkloric, Hindu-light treatment of desire, loyalty and identity lacks the craft, gravity and heft of other Thomas Mann novels. His few prose outbursts in description of beauty or deity seem ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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