Just the Right Words

The search for just the right words can seem endless. But here are a few to get you started. :)

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Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

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Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

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direcartographies:

fun fact: the reason that the plural of goose is geese but the plural of moose is not meese is because goose derives from an ancient germanic word undergoing strong declension, in the pattern of foot/feet and tooth/teeth, wherein oo is mutated to ee. however ‘moose’ is a native american word added to the english lexicon only ~400 years ago, and lacks the etymological reason to be pluralized in that way.

Oh baby.  Keep talking dirty to me.

(via myformofinsanity)

aseaofquotes:

John Cheever, “The Sutton Place Story”

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John Cheever, “The Sutton Place Story”

ramblingsofayoungman:

i-am-no-prophet:

untitled, 9/18/14.

damn.

ramblingsofayoungman:

i-am-no-prophet:

untitled, 9/18/14.

damn.

“I try to catch every sentence, every word you and I say, and quickly lock all these sentences and words away in my literary storehouse because they might come in handy.”

—   from The Seagull (1896) by Anton Chekhov (via vintageanchorbooks)

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Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire

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Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire

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Leonard Cohen, The Favourite Game

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Leonard Cohen, The Favourite Game

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“I am learning to see. I don’t know why it is, but everything enters me more deeply and doesn’t stop where it once used to.”

—   Rainer Maria Rilke  (via creatingaquietmind)

(Source: emotional-algebra, via teachingliteracy)