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But now I can afford to put it off no longer. In youth the years stretch before one so
long that it is hard to realize that they will ever pass, and even in middle age, with
the ordinary expectation of life in these days, it is easy to find excuses for ...
The shock is so great that you no longer believe, and when you do not believe in
a novel you are no longer held. The moral is that you must have the courage to
throw your facts overboard if they fail to comply with the logic of your character.
The young man turns away from it with horror because he thinks that when he
reaches it, he will still yearn for the things that give variety and gusto to his youth.
He is mistaken. It is true that the old man will no longer be able to climb an Alp or
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