The person honourable, the crimes austere. In circumstances of woodland decay well suited to delinquency she got her youthful face for a song. Now she’s over it, fortune favours etc. Fortis non ferox. The mood’s hard driving and it’s dirty work. Paradiastole prevails, redescribing vices as virtues. Stoic, sceptic, epicurean: count the lessons and clean up as you go. Inculcate the sense of a person speaking to someone who cares.
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