…But my God, how beautiful Shakespeare is, who else is as mysterious as he is; his language and method are like a brush trembling with excitement and ecstasy. But one must learn to read, just as one must learn to see and learn to live.
When a computer loses it with a meter maid…or kills itself because it thinks it’s getting too fat, then I’ll believe in artificial intelligence.
Aravis also had many quarrels (and, I am afraid even fights) with Cor, but they always made it up again: so years later, when they were grown up they were so used to quarreling and making it up again that they got married so as to go on doing it more conveniently.
When Joram had declared war on the Stelians, he must have prepared for many scenarios, but Akiva doubted it had ever entered the emperor’s mind that his chosen foe might…turn him down. […] There was a note. […] Thank you, but we must respectfully decline your overture, being more enjoyably occupied at the present.