The mind Is so hospitable, taking in everything Like boarders, and you don’t see until It’s all over how little there was to learn Once the stench of knowledge has dissipated. JOHN ASHBERY, “Houseboat Days”

THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

Read more at http://www.notable-quotes.com/m/mind_quotes.html#jOQJkXWiguUpjRMg.99The World's News (Sydney, NSW - 1901 - 1955), Saturday 5 March 1910,  2The World's News (Sydney, NSW - 1901 - 1955), Saturday 5 March 1910,

The World’s News (Sydney, NSW : 1901 – 1955), Saturday 5 March 1910, 28024-pdf_0026

His voice was cloves and nightingales, it took us to spice markets in the Celebs, we drifted with him on a houseboat beyond the Coral Sea. We were like cobras following a reed flute.”

― Janet Fitch, White Oleander

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