Quotations by Stijn Streuvels
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Born: Tuesday, October 3, 1871
Died: Friday, August 15, 1969 (97 years old)
After a sound drubbing followed by half a day's fasting, I felt more like laughing than like crying; and, in half a while, all was forgotten and my wickedness began afresh and worse than ever.
(Keywords: Day, Sound, Wickedness)
He went, ever on the move, with the slow, shuffling step of wandering beggars who are nowhere at home.
Not a living thing was to be seen and the cottages that sat huddled close to the ground remained fast shut; the smoke from the chimneys alone still gave a sign of life.
(Keywords: Life, Living)