"But you figure to yourself, monsieur, that a man may work towards a certain object, may labour and toil to attain a certain kind of leisure and occupation, and then find that, after all, he yearns for the old busy days, and the old occupations that he thought himself so glad to leave?"
— Hercule Poirot, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, a Hercule Poirot mystery - Agatha Christie
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