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Death is like an old whore in a bar–I’ll buy her a drink but I won’t go upstairs with her.

Ernest Hemingway

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Kew Gardens | Virginia Woolf

“Doesn’t one always think of the past, in a garden with men and women lying under the trees? Aren’t they one’s past, all that remains of it, those men and women, those ghosts lying under the trees … one’s happiness, one’s reality.” p. 1,009 more words

Griddle Cakes. The Age of Innocence.

“You can’t be too careful, especially towards spring,” he said, heaping his plate with straw-coloured griddle-cakes and drowning them in golden syrup.

The Age of Innocence… 401 more words


Lane Cake. To Kill a Mockingbird.

Maycomb welcomed Aunt Alexandra. Miss Maudie Atkinson baked a Lane Cake so loaded with shinny it made me tight; Miss Stephanie Crawford had long visits with Aunt Alexandra, consisting mostly of Miss Stephanie shaking her head and saying, “Uh, uh, uh”. 866 more words