Lucky Jim perfect description of a hangover

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Lucky Jim perfect description of a hangover

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Here it is.

"Dixon was alive again. Consciousness was upon him before he could get out of the way; not for him the slow, gracious wandering from the halls of sleep, but a summary, forcible ejection. He lay sprawled, too wicked to move, spewed up like a broken spider-crab on the tarry shingle of the morning. The light did him harm, but not as much as looking at things did; he resolved, having done it once, never to move his eyeballs again. A dusty thudding in his head made the scene before him beat like a pulse. His mouth has been used as a latrine by some small creature of the night, and then as its mausoleum. During the night, too, he’d somehow been on a cross-country run and then been expertly beaten up by the secret police. He felt bad" Amis, 1954, p61
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Re: Lucky Jim perfect description of a hangover

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Largely confined to a physical ddescription. You need to see what Sir Kingsley had to say on the metaphysical hangover
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Well said, all.

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Mr. Viking wrote:Largely confined to a physical ddescription. You need to see what Sir Kingsley had to say on the metaphysical hangover

Ever wonder if the Buddah got fucked out of his gord on rice wine and ALL of his teachings came from a hangover hell?
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Re: Lucky Jim perfect description of a hangover

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Patchez wrote:
Mr. Viking wrote:Largely confined to a physical ddescription. You need to see what Sir Kingsley had to say on the metaphysical hangover

Ever wonder if the Buddah got fucked out of his gord on rice wine and ALL of his teachings came from a hangover hell?
Plausible.
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