Today’s beginning is from a very fun read by Alexander McCall Smith, “Portuguese Irregular Verbs”.
Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria Von Igelfeld often reflected on how fortunate he was to be exactly who he was, and nobody else. When one paused to think of who one might have been had the accident of birth not happened precisely as it did, then, well, one could be quite franky appalled.
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