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Brideshead Revisited

28 Dec

“There is proverbially a mystery among most men of new wealth, how they made their first ten thousand; it is the qualities they showed then, before they became bullies, when every man was someone to be placated, when only hope sustained them and they could count on nothing from the world but what could be charmed from it, that make them; if they survive their triumph, successful with women.”

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Posted by on December 28, 2012 in Books, Quotes

 

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