Hirst


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Hirst

Damien. born 1965, British artist, noted for his works featuring dead animals preserved in tanks of formaldehyde
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"Could you contemplate three weeks alone in this hotel?" asked Hirst, after a moment's pause.
"Then--then--then--" pondered Hewet, as if to himself, "it would be an e-nor-mous world," he said, stretching his arms to their full width, as though even so they could hardly clasp the billowy universe, for when he was with Hirst he always felt unusually sanguine and vague.
"I don't think you altogether as foolish as I used to, Hewet," said Hirst. "You don't know what you mean but you try to say it."
"On the whole--yes," said Hirst. "I like observing people.
"Thank God, you'll never get the donkeys," said Hirst.
"That's where you'll go wrong," said Hirst. "Putting virgins among matrons."
"How long should you think that an expedition like that would take, Hirst?" asked Hewet.
"From twelve to sixteen hours I would say," said Hirst. "The time usually occupied by a first confinement."
"We'll ask her," said Hirst. "Please, Hewet, if you must go to bed, draw my curtain.
"I confine myself to cricket and crime," said Hirst. "The worst of coming from the upper classes," he continued, "is that one's friends are never killed in railway accidents."
Joshua Harris of Eeles Park, Brondesbury, has had a son," said Hirst.
Hirst brought chairs, and tea began again, Susan pouring cascades of water from pot to pot, always cheerfully, and with the competence of long use.