it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken
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A pig may be educated.

So I'm rereading "The Island of Doctor Moreau," because I'm sure as heck not writing anything tonight.

I love H.G. Wells. Especially when he's as subtle as a tack hammer.

Sometimes I rise above my level, sometimes I fall below it; but always I fall short of the things I dream. The human shape I can get now, almost with ease, so that it is lithe and graceful, or thick and strong; but often there is trouble with the hands and the claws,—painful things, that I dare not shape too freely.

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