30. April 2020 | Not having loved

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»Though he had lain awake shuddering at the thought that perhaps Lucia expected him to marry her, he felt he would almost sooner have done that than lose her altogether. ‘It may be better to have love and lost,‘ thought Georgie, ‘than never to have loved at all, but it’s very poor work not having loved and also to have lost’…

E.F. Benson: Mapp and Lucia.
from: E.F. Benson: Lucia Victrix. – London : Penguin, 1991. – ISBN 0-14-011963-9
Page 162

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