Friday, June 27, 2014


A Young Reader

Drusilla Scott, A.D. Lindsay: A Biography (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1971), p. 25:
His very quick reading developed early. 'What do you want for your birthday, Sandy?' asked his mother: 'It's no use giving you a book; you'll go through it in an afternoon.' 'Give him tracts,' said his sister sternly.
A gargoyle in the front quad of Balliol, where Lindsay was later a fellow:

Hat tip: Eric Thomson.

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