Quotation by George Meredith

She keeps
The Topic over intellectual deeps
In buoyancy afloat. They see no ghost.
With sparkling surface-eyes we ply the ball:
It is in truth a most contagious game:
Hiding the Skeleton, shall be its name.
George Meredith (1828–1909), British poet. Modern Love. . .

The Poems of George Meredith. Vol. 1. Phyllis B. Bartlett (1978) Yale University Press 1.
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