She had fallen in love so many times that she began to suspect she was not...– Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (via quote-book)
I J U S T N E E D T H I S O N M Y P A G E
Portrait of Paris by Louis–Sébastien Mercier
For the houses here, there is no other clock than the sun. The people are three centuries behind in terms of skills and customs. Every private fight becomes public as women, unhappy with their husbands, plead their cases in the peoples’ court [the street], rounding up all the neighbors to tell them her man’s scandalous confession. Every kind of discussion ends in a fist fight, but by...