Jane Austen Quote
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“Dialogue in fiction should be reserved for the culminating moments and regarded as the spray into which the great wave of narrative breaks in curving toward the watcher on the shore.”–Edith Wharton
Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) by John Singer Sargent, 1889:
Vernon Lee by John Singer Sargent, 1889
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Caricature of George Bernard Shaw by Max Beerbohm
“You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.”–George Bernard Shaw (Back to Methuselah)
“You know you’re writing well when you’re throwing good stuff into the wastebasket.”–Ernest Hemingway
I love both the quiet, contemplative quality of this photo of the American novelist and the layered textures/patterns of the various fabrics.