oliphant, laurence quotes - 10 of
Attitudes to museums have changed. If it had Marilyn Monroe's knickers or Laurence Olivier's jockstrap they would flock to it.
Paradoxes are the only truths.
With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children,
England mourns for her dead across the sea,
Death august and royal
Sings sorrow up into immortal spheres.
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
Two children, all alone and no one by,
Holding their tattered frocks, thro'an airy maze ...
the little street
Into its gloom retires, secluded and shy.
My dear, if Mr. Carlyle's digestion had been stronger, there is no saying what he might have been!
Lay me down beneaf de willers in de grass,
Whah de branch'll go a-singin' as it pass.
Fu' I t'ink de las' long res'
Gwine to soothe my sperrit bes' If I's layin' 'mong de t'ings I's allus knowed.
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