Am 14.01.2009 um 03:23 schrieb Tom Colket:

(...) - my imagination, as I read, having fixed nostalgically on the coast of New England - in the region of Martha's Vineyard - known to me only through books and in dreams of ten years ago when someone to whom I was greatly attached spent her honeymoon sailing there

Thank you, Tom, for posting Hayward's enlightening comments on D.S.
I was amused to notice how carefully he pointed out that the someone he was greatly attached to was female...