Alice Meynell quotes

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From the shaken tower
A flock of bells take flight,
And go with the hour.
Thou art the Way.
Hadst Thou been nothing but the goal,
I cannot say
If Thou hadst ever met my soul.
The sense of humour has other things to do
than to make itself conspicuous in the act
of laughter.
If there is a look of human eyes that tells of perpetual loneliness, so there is also the familiar look that is the sign of perpet ...
Let a man turn to his own childhood--no further--if he will renew his sense of remoteness, and of the mystery of change.
A child is beset with long traditions. And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding of years in the life to follow will ...
She walks--the lady of my delight--
A shepherdess of sheep.
...
She is so circumspect and right;
She has her soul to keep.
Spirit of place! It is for this we travel, to surprise its subtlety; and where it is a strong and dominant angel, that place, seen ...
The true colour of life is the colour of the body, the colour of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living ...
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