O Entusiasmo dos Jovens!
But Ulrich would not let himself be put off, and went on: "I was very much in love once, when I was just about the same age you are now. Actually, I was in love with being in love, with my changed position, rather than with the woman in the case, and that was when I found out all about the things you, your friends and Gerda make such great mysteries of. That's the story I wanted to tell you." Musil, The Man without Qualities