„You know what my favourite quotation is? […] It’s from Chaucer […] Criseyde says it, "I am myne owene woman, wel at ese."“

First published in Partisan Review (July-August 1941)
Fonte: The Company She Keeps (1942), Ch. 3 "The Man in the Brooks Brothers Shirt", p. 70.

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