page 121 of 244 of An Unrestored Woman

The Lost Ribbon

Heartbreaking line, “it is easier to look at death than at pain”.

This was very much like the story in The Brother’s Karamazov where the mother had killed her children because of how terrible her life was and that the point was that we can’t judge another person because we don’t know what they are going through, even if they’ve done something terrible.