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On Sat, 26 Jan 13 22:03:55 UTC James William Reath (21) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
to be on the brink only to find I never tried.
Where would you like to live?
I haven't found anywhere yet
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
to stay in bed for an entire weekend with someone, preferably besides a window with a wide view, sleeping, reading, watching films, talking, loving, not washing, cosy, content, warm.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
neglect for my mother.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Lucky, Prospero, Peter Pan, Hamlet
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Hong Xiuquan, Emmeline Pankhurst, Einstein, George Best, Bob Dylan
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
those who have the capacity to smile, ear to ear and through all the repetition, by means of something not shallow but rather by some deep seated and quiet intelligence.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Molly Bloom, Brett Ashley, Beatrice
Your favorite painter?
Van Gough in the morning and Munch in the evening.
Your favorite musician?
Bob Dylan
The quality you most admire in a man?
sense of value, unstrict and similar to my own. and taste, pure and superficial.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
laughter, a willing ability to blush and fight but stay fragile, fulfilling and fulfilled, intelligent, at ease and oblivious.
Your favorite virtue?
the ones in adverts
Your favorite occupation?
I'd like to say loving, but it's most likely wallowing.
Who would you have liked to be?
maybe the brother of an apostle, unfussy which one, or George Best.
Your most marked characteristic?
uncertainty, especially in looking for love and a peculiar predisposition for the fetal position.
What do you most value in your friends?
good taste, stemming from a serious ease that stamps all their concerns. and liquid hips.
What is your principle defect?
laziness, an inability to see the relative ease of yes, yes, 'weakness of will'.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
had i never have met her
What would you like to be?
as certain and sure as sinatra.
What is your favorite color?
pastels, scarce in darkness.
What is your favorite flower?
the daffodil en masse, like them under the Bar Walls. or a spindly orchid alone.
What is your favorite bird?
yes, the swallow. always on wire.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
current fad is for Le Clezio and Joyce and obviously Proust. also Djuna Barnes.
Who are your favorite poets?
ee cummings sometimes, Robert Frost, Heaney, Eliot, Lawrence
Who are your heroes in real life?
oh dear. i must stop being so indifferent.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Emmeline Pankhurst
What are your favorite names?
poppet and kitkat
What is it you most dislike?
hangovers, and my indifference, uncertainty, incapacities etc
What historical figures do you most despise?
all the usual nutters. pol pot, hitler, mao, mussolini, kim jong ill, stalin etc
What event in military history do you most admire?
d day?
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
yes, will power and irresistible charm
How would you like to die?
delirious and warm, with some flesh for my hand to hold.
What is your present state of mind?
lazy, hungover, sick of this quiz.
What is your motto?
yolo, cba, tl;dr, idk, ily, etc. zero.

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