Quotation by Horace Walpole

Art is the filigrain of a little mind, and is twisted and involved and curled, but would reach farther if laid out in a straight line.
Horace Walpole (1717–1797), British author. Horace Walpole's Miscellany 1786-1795, p. 38, ed. Lars E. Troide, Yale University Press (1978).

Originally written in 1786.
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