Tagged: Verbosity

Husbanding Cyanide

“First Love and Other Shorts (Beckett, Samuel)” by Samuel Beckett – “It was in this byre, littered with dry and hollow cowclaps subsiding with a sigh at the poke of my finger, that for the first time in my life, and I would not hesitate to say the last if I had not to husband my cyanide, I had to contend with a feeling which gradually assumed, to my dismay, the dread name of love.”