“Of boyish distresses”

The bitterness of boyish distresses does not lie in the fact that they are large; it lies in the fact that we do not know that they are small. About any early disaster there is a dreadful finality; a lost child can suffer like a lost soul.

– Charles Dickens (1906).

Published in: on August 28, 2013 at 2:20 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. As usual, how well he has phrased something we all know but do not know how to talk about :)


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