"I’ve just stopped talking to you. It seems so strange. It’s perfectly peaceful here—they’re playing bowls—I’d just put flowers in your room. And there you sit with the bombs falling around you. What can one say— except that I love you and I’ve got to live through this strange quiet evening thinking of you sitting there alone. Dearest— let me have a line…You have given me such happiness…"
- Virginia Woolf, Letter to Vita-Sackville-West, August 30, 1940

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