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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I’ve never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them. George Eliot The Mill on the Floss The picture is by Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516)- The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things … Continue reading
Godolphin Horne was Nobly Born; He held the Human Race in Scorn, And lived with all his Sisters where His Father lived, in Berkeley Square. And oh! the Lad was Deathly Proud! He never shook your Hand or Bowed, But … Continue reading
Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself. J B Priestley 1894-1984 All About Ourselves and Other Essays The illustration is copyright: ostill via … Continue reading
Only the man with true pride in his capacities as a human being can have a significant humility; only the truly humble in apprehending the immensity of the universe and the world beyond himself can have a significant pride – … Continue reading