Notebook (Savoy)

March 23, 2013 § Leave a comment

“If any one had conceived the idea of writing from the outside the inner history of the political emigres and exiles… in London, what a melancholy page he would have added to the records of contemporary man. What sufferings, what privations, what tears… and what triviality, what narrowness, what poverty of intellectual powers, of resources, of understanding, what obstinacy in wrangling, what pettiness of wounded vanity!…”

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