She was disgusted with herself...and the disgust permanently cured her of suicide. Her piddling life did not deserve dramatic remedies.
And then, when I left Princeton in the middle of my sophomore year, I went into the navy.
Into Left Middle Navy Princeton
I also had this mistaken dream, fantasy really - perhaps because I'm good at languages - of being able in both Italy and France to become someone else through my fluency in the language.
Also Because Become Being Both
I graduated in 1952 and went to Europe, with Niki and our first child Laura, who was then a year old.
Europe First Graduated I Laura
My dream, I remember, when I went to boarding school, was to have a study all my own, a little nook someplace where nobody could get at me - nobody, like the football coach.
Boarding School Coach Could Dream Football
I left Princeton, but I graduated Harvard, in 1952.
Harvard I Left Princeton