She felt as if her heart had stopped and left her mind to pump her blood. This boy, with an instinct that came from beyond wisdom, had touched the truth about her. When after a minute, she said in a hoarse high voice, “All right,” it was like surrendering to him completely. It was like losing her own life and finding it again, miraculously, in his.
― Flannery O’Connor (Good Country People)
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