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Friday, September 27, 2002

Friday September 27, 2002

Filed under: General — m759 @ 12:01 AM

The Dark Lady

O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark….
— T. S. Eliot, Four Quartets

From a list of people who died during 1991:

September 27 Oona Chaplin, daughter of Eugene O’Neill/wife of Charles, dies at 66

“Is that the name?  Well!  Well!  Well!  That’s a fine old name in the west here.”

“It is so, indeed,” said the landlady. “For they were kings and queens in Connaught before the Saxon came.  And herself, sir, has the face of a queen, they tell me.”

“They’re right”….

— John Collier, “The Lady on the Grey,” Fancies and Goodnights, Bantam paperback, first printing, March 1953, page 131

See also my note of Friday, September 20, 2002.

“Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.”
— Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon, Ch. 11

“Love is strong as death.” — Song of Songs 8:6
(“…que cantaba el rey David” — “Las MaƱanitas”)

“I’m not even sure he has a heart. (…) He’s an American.”
— Audrey Hepburn in “Love in the Afternoon

“There is never any ending to Paris….”
— Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

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