Hard to sit here and be close to you, and not kiss you.
 F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender Is the Night (1934). copy citation

Author F. Scott Fitzgerald
Source Tender Is the Night
Topic kissing frustration closeness
Date 1934
Language English
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“Imagine calling anybody up for a reason like that!"
Now she lowered the lights for love. Why else should she want to shut off his view of her? He sent his words to her like letters, as though they left him some time before they reached her.
"Hard to sit here and be close to you, and not kiss you." Then they kissed passionately in the centre of the floor. She pressed against him, and went back to her chair.
It could not go on being merely pleasant in the room. Forward or backward; when the phone rang once more he strolled into the bedchamber and lay down on her bed, opening Albert McKisco's novel.” source

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