The meeting in the open of two dogs, strangers to each other, is one of the most painful, thrilling, and pregnant of all conceivable encounters; it is surrounded by an atmosphere of the last canniness, presided over by a constraint for which I have no precise name; they simply cannot pass each other, their mutual embarrassment is frightful to behold.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Thomas Mann

German writer concerned about the role of the artist in bourgeois society (1875-1955)

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