By D. H. Lawrence
In those impressions of the Italian geographical region, Lawrence transforms usual incidents into passages of excessive attractiveness. "Twilight in Italy" is a colourful account of Lawrence's remain one of the humans of Lake Garda, whose decaying lemon gardens endure witness to the twilight of a life-style centuries outdated. In "Sea and Sardina", Lawrence brings to lifestyles the lively spontaneity of a society as but untouched by means of the deadening impression of industrialization. And "Etruscan areas" is a gorgeous and gentle paintings of literary paintings, the checklist of "a death guy consuming from the founts of a civilization devoted to life."
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That long, slow, waveringly rhythmic rise and fall of the ship, with waters snorting as it were from her nostrils, oh, God, what a joy it is to the wild innermost soul. One is free at last—and lilting in a slow flight of the elements, winging outwards. Oh, God, to be free of all the hemmed-in life—the horror of human tension, the absolute insanity of machine persistence. The agony which a train is to me, really. And the long-drawn-out agony of a life among tense, resistant people on land. And then to feel the long, slow lift and drop of this almost empty ship, as she took the waters.
Seagulls—they are never very many in the Mediterranean—seagulls whirl like a few flakes of snow in the upper chill air. Clouds spin. And without knowing it we are evaporating away from the shore, from our mooring, between the great City of Trieste and another big black steamer that lies like a wall. We breathe towards this second black wall of steamer: distinctly. And of course an individual in an official cap is standing on the bottom of our departure ladder just above the water, yelling Barca!
We breathe towards this second black wall of steamer: distinctly. And of course an individual in an official cap is standing on the bottom of our departure ladder just above the water, yelling Barca! —shouting for a boat. And an old man on the sea stands up to his oars and comes pushing his clumsy boat with gathering speed between us and the other black wall. There he stands away below there, small, firing his clumsy boat along, remote as if in a picture on the dark green water. And our black side insidiously and evilly aspires to the other huge black wall.