Primo Quotes

Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake is a finer poet than Edgar Allan Poe, and he is therefore able to maintain his world of ...

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This tower, patched unevenly with black ivy, arose like a mutilated finger from among the fists of k ...

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He had no longer any need for home, for he carried his Gormenghast within him. All that he sought wa ...

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His was not the hatred that arises suddenly like a storm and as suddenly abates. It was, once the in ...

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Gormenghast, that is, the main massing of the original stone, taken by itself would have displayed a ...

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There are times when the air that floats between mortals becomes, in its stillness and silence, as c ...

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The crumbling castle, looming among the mists, exhaled the season, and every cold stone breathed it ...

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Each day we live is a glass roomUntil we break it with the thrustingOf the spirit and pass throughTh ...

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He saw in happiness the seeds of independence, and in independence the seeds of revolt.

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She had shown him by her independence how it was only fear that held people together. The fear of be ...

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What is Time... That you speak of it so subserviently? Are we to be the slaves of the sun, that seco ...

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I am too rich already, for my eyes mint gold.- Coloured Money

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It was not often that Flay approved of happiness in others.

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Life is too fleet for onomatopoeia.

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In the presence of real tragedy you feel neither pain nor joy nor hatred, only a sense of enormous s ...

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