Edith Sitwell Quotes

Edith Sitwell Quotes: Our hearts seemed safe in our breasts and sang to the Light The marrow in the bone We dreamed was safe. . . the blood in the veins, the sap in the tree Were springs of Deity.
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Edith Sitwell Quote: What an artist is for is to tell us what we see but do not know that we see.
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Quotes about Edith Sitwell: As for the usefulness of poetry, its uses are many. It is the deification of reality. It should make our days holy to us. The poet should speak to all men, for a moment, of that other life of theirs that they have smothered and forgotten.
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Quote about Edith Sitwell: What is the special privilege of youth? It is, I think, the power of looking forward, the firm belief that the future holds something that is worth possessing, and that, therefore, one can let the present moment drop from one without regret and without fear.
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Edith Sitwell Sayings: The light would show (if it could harden)Eternities of kitchen garden
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Edith Sitwell Saying: Art is magic, not logic. This craze for the logical spirit in irrational shape is part of the present harmful mania for uniformity ...
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Sayings about Edith Sitwell: The poet is a brother speaking to a brother of
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Saying about Edith Sitwell: The trouble with most Englishwomen is that they will dress as if they had been a mouse in a previous incarnation they do not want to attract attention.
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Edith Sitwell Quotes: Isn't it curious how one has only to open a book of verse to realise immediately that it was written by a very fine poet, or else that it was written by someone who is not a poet at all. In the case of the former, the lines, the images, though they are inherent in each other, leap up and give one this shock of delight. In the case of the latter, they lie flat on the page, never having lived.
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