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Scared to Talk – “Tender is the Night” – F Scott Fitzgerald

August 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Literature, Love, Marriage, Prose

There was little they dared talk about in these days; seldom did they find the right word when it counted, it arrived always a moment too late when one could not reach the other any more. To- night Augustine’s outburst had shaken them from their separate reveries; with the burn and chill of the spiced broth and the parching wine they talked.

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