Meaning of The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I had gained a new friend. Quote by Oliver Goldsmith.
Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
.. she believed a great happiness awaited her somewhere, and for this reason she remained calm as the days flew by.
Writers are the most pathetic souls when it comes to expressing their own feelings. Their personalities are as complex as the characters they weave.