Andrew Lang Quotes

Inspirational quotes by Andrew Lang

He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lampposts -- for support rather than for illumination.
You can cover a great deal of country in books.

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Christina Rossetti Poem
In Progress
 by Christina Rossetti

Ten years ago it seemed impossible
That she should ever grow so calm as this,
With self-remembrance in her warmest kiss
And dim dried eyes like an exhausted well.
Slow-speaking when she has some fact to tell,
Silent with long-unbroken silences,
Centred in self yet not unpleased to please,
Gravely monotonous like a passing bell.
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