Where a blood relation sobs, an intimate friend should choke up, a distant acquaintance should sigh, a stranger should merely fumble sympathetically with his handkerchief. Mark Twain | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

There’s an unfamiliar grip on an unfamiliar handkerchiefAttending to the tears on cheeks I wouldn’t noticeWith you no matter how vicious the griefHer expression was damp and crookedGrabs onto my throat and won’t let goThe Last Shadow Puppets

Source: Where a blood relation sobs, an intimate friend should choke up, a distant acquaintance should sigh, a stranger should merely fumble sympathetically with his handkerchief. Mark Twain | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

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