Important Quotations Explained
"It was a perfect title, in that it crystallized the article's niggling mindlessness, its funereal parade of yawn-enforcing facts, the pseudo-light it threw upon non-problems."
"The sight of her seemed an irresistible attack on his own habits, standards, and ambitions: something designed to put him in his place for good."
"Consciousness was upon him before he could get out of the way."
"...his theory that nice things are nicer than nasty ones."
"Dixon was interested by this conventional absence of conventional sensitivity; for almost the first time in his life a woman was behaving in a way alleged to be typical of women."
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