A family recipe, a childhood memory, a Depression-era handout
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C.S. Lewis was a British novelist, essayist, and theologian who wrote extensively about Christianity and was best known for his series of children’s novels, The Chronicles of Narnia. He died in 1963.
I had my miseries, not hers; she had hers, not mine. The end of hers would be the coming-of-age of mine. We were setting out on different roads. This cold truth, this terrible traffic regulation (“You, Madam, to the right — you, Sir, to the left”) is just the beginning of the separation which is death itself.
The Lion answered this only by a look and a very low growl. And as Jill gazed at its motionless bulk, she realized that she might as well have asked the whole mountain to move aside for her convenience.