A View from the Bridge
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Just remember, kid, you can quicker get back a million dollars that was stole than a word that you gave away.
His eyes were like tunnels; my first thought was that he had committed a crime, but soon I saw it was only a passion that had moved into his body, like a stranger.
Eddie: Then why—Oh, B.! Beatrice: Yes, yes! Eddie: My B.!
You want somethin' else, Eddie, and you can never have her!
Most of the time we settle for half and I like it better. Even as I know how wrong he was, and his death useless, I tremble, for I confess that something perversely pure calls to me from his memory—not purely good, but himself purely And yet, it is better to settle for half, it must be! And so I mourn him—I admit it—with a certain alarm.
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