“Anyone can be a millionaire, but to become a billionaire you need an astrologer.” —J. P. Morgan
In bed, Ronna was at once warm and gentle, furiously passionate, protective and yet a bit vulnerable herself. Her shyness seems to have melted away.
Felicia spoke with Kevin until 1 AM and told him the whole story – and he was kind enough to say that he would help her go out with Spencer if that was what she wanted. Romantic triangles are crazy, and I should know.
In 1912, author D.H. Lawrence used “sodding” as an intensifier in a letter: “The miserable sodding rotters…that make up England today.” He coined “balls-aching” the same year as well.
Mansfield fled to London again two years later, and would spend the rest of her life in Europe. As Joyce has suggested, a place is best written about once you’ve left it, and New Zealand and its environs remained a focus of her work, a way to come to grips with a heritage –– analyze it, critique it, memorialize it –– without having to perpetuate it.