In Remembrance of things past
The room of 17 m² in which
For a long time I went to bed early.
Sometimes, my candle was hardly extinguished, my eyes closed so quickly that I did not have time to say to myself: I am falling asleep.
And, half an hour later, the thought that it was time to seek sleep awoke me.
M. ProustSee the room
Alice in Wonderland
So she was considering in her own mind, as well as she could, whether the pleasure of making a daisy-chain would be worth the trouble of getting up and picking the daisies, when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran close by her talking to himself: `Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be late!'
Lewis CarrollSee the room
The train, once more, shook, throwing them against each other. Mute, motionless, Anna was going against him, quite naturally. She was not even surprised by this sudden intimacy, as if, since the moment Bastien had settled in the compartment, there could be no other way out for them.
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From the earth to the moon
President Barbicane rightly thought that the shape of the projectile was of little importance because, after having crossed the atmosphere in a few seconds, his journey was to be carried out in absolute emptiness. The committee had therefore adopted the round form, so that the ball could turn on itself and behave at its own whim. But from the moment we turned it into a vehicle, it was another matter.
-Extraordinary Voyages - Jules Verne -See the room