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    What we touch with touches us, and can't be carved away.

    "What we touch with touches us, and can't be carved away."


    Can somebody help me about the sentence above please? Thanks.

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    Re: What we touch with touches us, and can't be carved away.

    For me, it means that every interaction permanently changes both individuals, to one degree or another.

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    Re: What we touch with touches us, and can't be carved away.

    I don't understand why it's "What we touch with" - surely that is our fingers.

    "What we touch touches us" makes more sense to me.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What we touch with touches us, and can't be carved away.

    "Carved away" doesn't seem particularly natural. Is there some context?

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    Re: What we touch with touches us, and can't be carved away.

    Thanks everyone. Here's the context, may be it could help:


    "Hands always betray the plastic face. Why can't they do hands? What we touch with touches us, and can't be carved away. Anyway, trying to hide your obvius insanity, that's the real challenge."

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    Re: What we touch with touches us, and can't be carved away.

    Please name the source and author of that quotation.

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    Re: What we touch with touches us, and can't be carved away.

    İt's from a novel named The History of Things by an Irish novelist Sean MonCrieff.

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    Re: What we touch with touches us, and can't be carved away.

    Thank you. Please give this information in post #1 when you post next time.

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