the missing link

Henry James, “Beast in the Jungle”

“As soon as he heard her voice, however, the gap was filled up and the missing link supplied…” (James, Henry, Gutenberg ebook. Project Gutenberg, 2005, 3).

“What she brought out, at any rate, quite cleared the air and supplied the link—the link it was so odd he should frivolously have managed to lose” (4).

Thoughts: triggers, gap, emptiness, loss, unaware loss, opportunity, presence, nostalgia, filling, refreshing

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