The Velveteen Rabbit

 April 02, 2019

The Velveteen Rabbit



THE VELVETEEN RABBIT

He said, ‘You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are Real you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.

– Margery Williams Bianco




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