The great thing is to last and get your work done and see and hear and learn and understand; and write when there is something that you know; and not before, and not too damned much after.
You talk like a time-table. Did you have any beautiful adventures?
They were beaten to start with. They were beaten when they took them from their farms and put them in the army. That is why the peasant has wisdom, because he is defeated from the start. Put him in power and see how wise he is.
We still went under the system, then, that praise to the face was open disgrace.
Everything became quite unreal finally and it seemed as though nothing could have any consequences.
I suppose she only wanted what she couldn't have. Well, people were that way.