Immortal Openings, 11: Robertson Davies, Leaven of Malice

I’m reading this book with pleasure.  I always read Davies with pleasure.  And while this is not the first sentence that occurs in the novel, it is the first in the novel proper.

When Fortune decides to afflict a good man and rob him of his peace, she often chooses a fine day to begin.

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  1. Dr. Jung responded: “To this day God is the name by which I designate all things which cross my willful path violently and recklessly, all things which upset my subjective views, plans and intentions and change the course of my life for better or worse.”

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