- ONE WOULD TEND TO CONCLUDE—UPON THE EVIDENCE OF THIS DISJOINTED WALLOWING—THAT YOU WERE BORN TONE-DEAF, AND THAT YOU ARE DRAWING, ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY, UPON YOUR EXPERIENCES AS A WAITRESS!p. 522.5
- Until the summer of 1962, I felt that I couldn't wait to grow up and be treated with the kind of respect I imagined adults were routinely offered and adamantly thought they deserved—I couldn't wait to wallow in the freedom and the privileges I imagined grown-ups enjoyed.p. 423.1
- But the Rev. Mr. Merrill was a man who took to wallowing in guilt; his remorse, after all; was all he had to cling to—especially after his scant courage left him, and he was forced to acknowledge that he would never be brave enough to abandon his miserable wife and children for my mother.p. 555.6
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