读过 Lincoln in the Bardo
The rich notes of the Marine Band in the apartments below came to the sick-room in soft, subdued murmurs, like the wild, faint sobbing of far-off spirits.引自 IV(Contrast between the lavish state dinner and the quite bedroom of Lincoln's sick son)Matrons were collapsed here and there in armchairs. Drunken men examined paintings rather too intensely.
The thousand dresses, laid out so reverently that afternoon, flecks of dust brushed off carefully in doorways, hems gathered up for the carriage trip: where are they now?... As are the women who wore them so proudly in that transient moment of radiance.引自 IV
(Contrast between the lavish state dinner and the quite bedroom of Lincoln's sick son)