With his own hand wrote Hassan, son of Ali:
I did not know he was so unhappy.
Peace to his tormented soul!
— Meša Selimović, from Death and the Dervish
(Trans. Bogdan Rakić and Stephen M. Dickey)
[GRACE: Then I’m sorry, mister, but you’re just left out in the cold. (She carries a can of garbage out the rear door, leaving VIRGIL for the moment alone)
VIRGIL: (To himself)] Well…that’s what happens to some people.
— William Inge, from Bus Stop