Entry from the notebooks and diaries of Katherine Mansfield, dated September 2, 1907
“2nd Sept., 1907.
“O let me lift it, ever so slightly. It hangs before me—ever—heavy, motionless—this curtain which veils the future. Let me just hold a corner up and peep beyond. Then maybe I shall be content. They leave N.Z. all of them, my people—My Father—It has come, of course. I used to think—so long as they are here, I can bear it. And now—I shall somehow or other go too—You just see!”