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Crippled by misfortune, pale and blind because I went pale with affliction when it
was conceived, and shut my eyes not to see him who begot it. What I do now is
what they have left me to do. Lo, then, let them see I know how to help myself!
would surely be pale and blind and a child of misfortune." " Be so good as to let
me take care of that! In the first place that is a silly female superstition, and in the
second, in my activities there is room for pale and blind cripples too. But justify ...
But yours I will pierce through that Sita may not pale for love of me in your arms,
but doubly widowed join us in the flames." Sita professed herself satisfied with
these arrangements, she said they appealed to her warrior blood. Wherefore she
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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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