Saturday, January 11, 2020


Born Too Late

Robert Graves (1895-1985), Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography (London: Jonathan Cape, 1929), p. 20:
I find it most inconvenient to be born into the age of the internal-combustion engine and the electric dynamo and to have no sympathy with them: a push bicycle, a primus stove, and an army rifle mark the bounds of my mechanical capacity.
Related post: A Gloomy Milestone.


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