...because beauty matters
"Isn't it funny the way some combinations of words can give you - almost apart from their meaning - a thrill like music?"
Yes! Yesyesyesyesyesyes!!I had that thrill just a few minutes ago, reading Zinsser on Friday. In an article I have no wish to link to, he wrote this:Another book is The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael, an anthology by the Library of America, which admirably collects in matching editions the works of America’s literary giants. I’ll admit that I was surprised to see two decades of film journalism canonized in the same church as Lincoln, Thoreau, Emerson, Walt Whitman, and Emily Dickinson; that’s a fairly loose canon. That loose canon pun positively thrilled me. And I always look forward to your Friday Clive, my friend.
HAA! Love the quote, love your comment, Carol. In fact, I just love you both.
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