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VALDA (looks at her going through the door, then sits down and picks up the High School annual again.): All these young buoyant faces, expecting so much, beaming countenances, happy mouths, ready for so much. Such confidence, certainty, credulity. Where are they all now, I wonder. (closes the book and looks straight forward)

James Purdy, Enduring Zeal, 1992 (Athenaeum – Polak & Van Gennep)