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Comedy and Tragedy: Horace Walpole

This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel Horace Walpole 4th Earl of Orford (24 September 1717 – 2 March 1797) Letter to Anne, Countess of Ossory, on 16 August 1776 The illustration … Continue reading

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Everyone Suddenly Burst Out Singing: Siegfried Sassoon

Everyone suddenly burst out singing; And I was filled with such delight As prisoned birds must find in freedom, Winging wildly across the white Orchards and dark-green fields; on–on–and out of sight. Everyone’s voice was suddenly lifted; And beauty came … Continue reading

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