only connecting

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The heart is an organ of fire.

-Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient

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The mind is a connecting organ.

-I.A. Richards, The Philosophy of Rhetoric

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… Assaying by his devilish art to reach
The organs of her fancy, and with them forge
Illusions as he list, phantasms and dreams…

-John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book IV, 801-803

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Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer.

-E.M. Forster, Howards End 

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