Behold, thoudesiresttruth intheinward parts: and inthe hidden part thou
shalt make me to know wisdom. Purge me with hyssop, and
I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than
snow. Bible (Old Testament) Psalms 51:6^7.
Every book is like a purge; at the end of it one is emptylikea
dryshell onthebeach, waiting for thetide to come in again. Dame Daphne du Maurier In the Ladies Home Journal, Nov.