Credit
The Lion's Roar

"Why it was that upon this beautiful feminine

tissue, sensitive as gossamer, and practically

blank as snow as yet, there should have been

traced such a coarse pattern as it was doomed to receive..."

-Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Thomas Hardy)

Posted on Thursday, May 23rd at 03:46PM with 253 notes

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