Saturday, September 26, 2015

Chinks of Daylight: September 26, 2015

Between or behind the dense and involved confusion which grown-up life presented there appeared for moments chinks of pure daylight in which the simple, unmistakable truth, the underlying reason, otherwise so overlaid and befogged, was revealed.  Such seasons, or more probably seconds, were of so intense a revelation that the wonder came to be how the truth could ever again be overcast, as it certainly would be overcast directly this lantern-like illumination went out.

“Mr. Hudson’s Childhood” (published September 26, 1918)
(E2 298)

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