By Low Kay Hwa
“Someone as soon as advised me this: Love is a rubber band. it could possibly both be stretched to its restrict in order that it may well carry the main variety of issues, or it may be stretched until eventually it breaks. when you stretch until eventually it breaks, it implies that the connection won't final. the one that stretches the rubber band is fact. irrespective of how a lot fans love one another, truth will stretch that love. no matter if it holds or breaks doesn’t simply rely on how robust the affection is. It relies on how competitive fact is stretching besides. If the rubber band has damaged, there is not any approach to repair it.”
“Have you damaged a rubber band before?”
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A verla vino Doña Alda, viuda del conde Rodulfo, conde que fue en Normandía lo que a Jesucristo plugo. Y hallándola muy triste sobre un estrado de luto, con los ojos que ya eran orinales de Neptunio, riéndose muy despacio de su llorar importuno, sobre el muerto corazón envuelto en un paño sucio, le dice: “amiga Belerma, cese tan necio diluvio, que anegará vuestros años, y ahogará vuestros gustos. “Estése allá Durandarte donde la suerte le cupo; buen pozo haya su alma, y pozo que esté sin cubo. “Si él os quiso mucho en vida, también le quisistes mucho, y si tiene abierto el pecho, queréllese de su escudo.
22 ] or else like the silkworm you’ll stiﬂe in your cocoon. Take your cue from the end of the peerless creature which in its ashes tells of the past and the future. Mourn his death, if you will but with customary tears; from past misfortune see that a securer future appears. We’ll both have the same neatly sewn caps, well-painted eyebrows, white hands, and lapdogs. We are both like green ivy: the demands and the sorrows of death and of love left us nothing to cling to. Let us seek a support, for if I know us at all, in France we won’t lack for a strong trunk or ﬁrm wall.
12. Oh excelso muro, oh torres coronadas de honor, de majestad, de gallardía! ¡Oh gran río, gran rey de Andalucía, de arenas nobles, ya que no doradas! ¡Oh fértil llano, oh sierras levantadas, que privilegia el cielo y dora el dia! ¡Oh siempre gloriosa patria mía, tanto por plumas cuanto por espadas! [ 40 ] after I’d lost my father, who led three pirate ships. Next to my house there lived, in order that I should die, a lady of the lineage of the nobles of Meliona. Of beauties she was the summit and also one of the cruellest, a true child of the desert that breeds the most venomous serpents.
A Singapore Love Story by Low Kay Hwa