they say you don't know what you got 'til it's gone / / they say that your darkest hour comes before your dawn

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Lady Chatterley's Lover;

And dimly she realised one the great laws of the human soul: that when the emotional soul receives a wounding shock, which does not kill the body, the soul seems to recover as the body recovers. But this is only appearance. It is, really, only the mechanism of re-assumed habit. Slowly, slowly the wound to the soul begins to make itself felt, like a bruise which only slowly deepens its terrible ache, till it fills all the psyche. And when we think we have recovered and forgotten, it is then that the terrible after-effects have to be encountered at their worst.
D. H Lawrence.

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