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The Burnt-Out Case

"But chiefly I wanted to be in an empty place, where no new building or woman would remind me that there was a time when I was alive, with a vocation and a capacity to love--if it was love.  The palsied suffer, the nerves feel, but I am one of the mutilated, doctor."

"Can you cure me?"

"Perhaps your mutilations haven't gone far enough yet.  When a man comes here too late the disease has to burn itself out."

The Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene is the story of Querry, a famous church architect who moves to a remote leper...

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