Bernard Malamud Quotes: Leo Hurried Up To Bed And Hid Under The

Leo Hurried Up To Bed And Hid Under The Covers. Under The Covers He Thought His Life Through. Although He Soon Fell Asleep He Could Not Sleep Her Out Of His Mind. He Woke, Beating His Breast. Though He Prayed To Be Rid Of Her, His Prayers Went Unanswered. Through Days Of Torment He Endlessly Struggled Not To Love Her; Fearing Success, He Escaped It. He Then Concluded To Convert Her To Goodness, Himself To God. The Idea Alternately Nauseated And Exalted Him.
— Bernard Malamud —

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