Doc (echsdoc) wrote,

Interesting words

Novelists whose aim is to create character must have models; they must live on the living, and often they may be counted as members of those tribes who cook and eat their own parents. But the debt we owe to them is so beyond computation, that the victims of their laudable voracity should not complain too much."
Logan Pearsall Smith
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