The Sanctity and Importance of Sudden Death

... in an age when all the deepest emotions can be successfully laughed out of existence by any decently educated person, the sanctity and importance of sudden death was a comforting and salutary thing, a last little rock, as it were, in the shifty sands of one's own standards and desires.

From the Book Dancers In Mourning, 1934, ISBN 1933397985

Copyright © 1934 by Doubleday and Company, Inc.

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