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ANN VERONICA TALKS TO HER FATHER-1-2
ANN VERONICA TALKS TO HER FATHER-3-4
ANN VERONICA TALKS TO HER FATHER-5-6
ANN VERONICA TALKS TO HER FATHER-7
ANN VERONICA GATHERS POINTS OF VIEW-1-2
ANN VERONICA GATHERS POINTS OF VIEW-3
THE MORNING OF THE CRISIS-1-2
THE MORNING OF THE CRISIS-3-4-5
THE MORNING OF THE CRISIS-6-7
THE CRISIS-1-2-3-4
THE FLIGHT TO LONDON-1-2-3
THE FLIGHT TO LONDON-4-5-6
EXPOSTULATIONS-1-2-3-4
EXPOSTULATIONS-5-6
IDEALS AND A REALITY-1-2
IDEALS AND A REALITY-3-4
IDEALS AND A REALITY-5-6-7
BIOLOGY-1-2
BIOLOGY-3-4-5-6
BIOLOGY-7-8-9
DISCORDS-1
DISCORDS-2-3-4
DISCORDS-5-6-8-9
THE SUFFRAGETTES-1-2-3
THE SUFFRAGETTES-4-5
THOUGHTS IN PRISON-1-2-3-4-5-6
ANN VERONICA PUTS THINGS IN ORDER-1-2-3-4-5-6-7
THE SAPPHIRE RING-1-2-3-4
THE SAPPHIRE RING-5-6
THE COLLAPSE OF THE PENITENT-1-2-3
THE COLLAPSE OF THE PENITENT-4-5-6
THE LAST DAYS AT HOME-1-2-3
IN THE MOUNTAINS-1-2-3-4
IN THE MOUNTAINS-5-6-7-8-9-10-11
IN PERSPECTIVE-1-2-3

paper. But perhaps if people didn't like clear, bright, healthy 

eyes--which is biologically understandable--they couldn't like precious 

stones. One thing may be a necessary collateral of the others. And, 

after all, a fine clear sky of bright colors is the signal to come out 

of hiding and rejoice and go on with life." 

 

"H'm!" said Ann Veronica, and shook her head. 

 

Capes smiled cheerfully with his eyes meeting hers. "I throw it out 

in passing," he said. "What I am after is that beauty isn't a special 

inserted sort of thing; that's my idea. It's just life, pure life, life 

nascent, running clear and strong." 

 

He stood up to go on to the next student. 

 

"There's morbid beauty," said Ann Veronica. 

 

"I wonder if there is!" said Capes, and paused, and then bent down over 

the boy who wore his hair like Russell. 

 

Ann Veronica surveyed his sloping back for a moment, and then drew her 

microscope toward her. Then for a time she sat very still. She felt that 

she had passed a difficult corner, and that now she could go on talking 

with him again, just as she had been used to do before she understood 

what was the matter with her.... 

 

She had one idea, she found, very clear in her mind--that she would get 

a Research Scholarship, and so contrive another year in the laboratory. 

 

"Now I see what everything means," said Ann Veronica to herself; and it 

really felt for some days as though the secret of the universe, that had 

been wrapped and hidden from her so obstinately, was at last altogether 

displayed. 

 


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