“But one has to make some sort of choice,” said Harriet. “And between one desire and another, how is one to know which things are really of overmastering importance?”

“We only know that,” said Miss de Vine, “when they have overmastered us.”

Dorothy Sayers (1893-1957) English author, translator, apologist
Gaudy Night, ch. 2 (1936)
Added on 29-Oct-08 | Last updated 29-Oct-08
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