Fortune Tellers: Katharine Butler Hathaway


I love the fortune-telling profession because its clients are all people who are at that stage in their lives when they want more of life than they are getting. Instead of asking just to be quietly spared any more experience, as most of them probably will sooner than they could possibly believe, they are at that stage when they are only too willing and eager to live at almost any price. They are all hungry and amorous and soft-hearted and pitifully vulnerable, just from carrying around with them day and night such a fantastic load of wishes. The old and secure and contented never bother with fortune tellers.

Katharine Butler Hathaway 1890-1942

The Journals and Letters of the Little Locksmith


About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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