John Updike

‘It is not difficult to deceive the first time, for the deceived possesses no antibodies; unvaccinated by suspicion, she accepts absurd excuses, permits the flimsiest patching to repair great rents in the quotidian.’ John Updike

February 28, 2009 · 1 min read

‘It is not difficult to deceive the first time, for the deceived possesses no antibodies; unvaccinated by suspicion, she accepts absurd excuses, permits the flimsiest patching to repair great rents in the quotidian.’ John Updike


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