Teresa Itasca: And Other Stories

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Chatto and Windus, 1886 - 294 pages
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Page 270 - Pity and need Make all flesh kin. There is no caste in blood, Which runneth of one hue, nor caste in tears, Which trickle salt with all ; neither comes man To birth with tilka-mark stamped on the brow, Nor sacred thread on neck.
Page 265 - Come to me, oh, my own. Then with a cry Of love I joined myself to her, and plunged Beneath the icy surface with a kiss, And fainted, and am here. And now, indeed, I know not if it was myself I sought, As some tell, or another. For I hold That what we seek is but our other self, Other and higher, neither wholly like Nor wholly different, the half-life the gods Retained when half was given— one the man And one the woman ; and I longed to round The imperfect essence by its complement, For only thus...
Page 61 - Teresa, are you not glad to see me home again?" and as there was no reply, he opened the door and looked inquiringly in.

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