Monday, February 7, 2011

Quote du Jour: Eat Me!

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from The Reed of God by Caryll Houselander:

I knew once the primmest old invalid lady who could well have offered her helplessness to God but had a grievance with Him because He had not permitted her to be eaten by a cannibal for the Faith; she could not accept herself as a sick woman but she would have achieved heroic virtue as a cutlet!

Seems quite clear to me...

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3 comments:

Tracie Skarbo said...

Oh this one made me laugh! Thanks for the smiles Rob!

Katley said...

this was the laugh of the day! I have this image of a lady in the shape of a Wienerschnitzel offering herself up to the guy upstairs :)

Rodak said...

Aww. Poor ol' thing!