Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they ...

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Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon. - André Gide

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French novelist and critic 1869-1957

Born:22nd December, 1869
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Starsign: Capricorn

Author Keywords: Critic, Novelist, French

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