Thursday, April 24, 2014


Biblical Criticism

Lytton Strachey (1880-1932), Books and Characters: French & English (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1922), p. 94 (on the Maréchale de Luxembourg):
"Quel ton! Quel effroyable ton!" she is said to have exclaimed after a shuddering glance at the Bible; "ah, Madame, quel dommage que le Saint Esprit eût aussi peu de goût!"

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