By Tommaso Landolfi
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We ladies, stable sir, see every little thing. after which back, now not even a man such as you can keep watch over every little thing or foresee each eventuality. occasionally, it in simple terms takes a few trifle. If, say, you’re sitting on the cafe having fun with the ladies parading by means of and also you go your legs, it’s no longer so unusual that your pants should still ultimately hike up a bit on one facet. and also you can’t leave out it, you recognize. It’s so glossy and bold. along with, you can’t delude yourself—you do have a really moderate limp. So it was once effortless to place and jointly. whats up, why are you taking a look at me like that? It’s no longer so negative in the end; no, no, it’s superb; that I knew, I suggest. ” nine And therefore the quick affair might have ended. ... What, what do you suggest ended, you protest? however the better part is lacking the following. 146 TOMMASO LANDOLFI If now not an ethical, not less than a solution; or if no longer a answer, a few formal end. reliable Lord, you start by means of declaring that you just hate ladies since you have a wood leg (or whatever), after which it steadily comes out not just that you just don’t hate them in any respect, yet that during truth you don't have any cause to hate them, certainly all of the cause on the planet to like them. what sort of online game are you enjoying the following? Or is it easily that you’re utilising a simple narrative gadget or that you simply forgot to place the verbs long ago annoying first and foremost? it kind of feels too basic. or perhaps that’s accurately what you desired to express us through pertaining to this little incident of yours, that this woman’s love redeemed you out of your shameful feelings, your malevolence towards your self due to your mis fortune, saved you from turning it into an accusation opposed to others, etc. yet then say so outright, sturdy guy, and depart our hearts at peace. even though, to be sincere, this additionally turns out a bit too effortless. Or is there anything else hidden within the convolutions of your now not constantly limpid reasoning? easily, you continue to owe us a few clarification, that’s visible. And first of all, you owe us a few sensible info, a few kind of follow-up: you can’t anticipate to depart us at nighttime like this, correct on the top second of what appears to be like a love scene---Stop already. I married the woman, if that's what pursuits you. As for the remaining, don’t hassle insisting, due to the fact I wouldn’t be aware of what to reply to. in reality, i've got usually thought of all of it. I suggest the affair itself and never my tale, and I’ve by no means get a hold of a transparent experience of it. it all is doubtful and contradictory, as they are saying of lifestyles itself (which i do know so little about): accurately the place does the accessory fall or the place is the main believable form of the problem to be discovered? I repeat, it truly is a narrative which runs this manner and that regardless of the actual path it sort of feels to take. back like lifestyles, the place not anything stands nonetheless and every thing is random and turns out to exist inside of its personal margins or God is familiar with what else, in order that any interpretation needs to end up provisional and elusive, in different phrases, turn out detrimental instead of optimistic, or even informal. I don’t suggest through this that there's not anything so as to add. there's THE everlasting PROVINCE 147 constantly whatever so as to add, whether it is performed for the sake of debate.