„Tell me some true things about fighting.'
'Tell me you love me.'
'I love you,' the girl said. 'You can publish it in the Gazzettino if you like. I love your hard, flat body and your strange eyes that frighten me when they become wicked. I love your hand and all your other wounded places.“
— Ernest Hemingway, libro Across the River and into the Trees
Renata and Colonel Richard Cantwell in Ch. 12
Across the River and into the Trees (1950)