Traditional matter must be glorified, since it would be...

Traditional matter must be glorified, since it would be easier to listen to the re-creation of familiar stories than to quite new and unexpected things; the listeners, we must remember, needed poetry chiefly as the re-creation of tired hours.

Lascelles Abercrombie, quote about Unclasified

Lascelles Abercrombie (1881-1938), British Poet

Life_period: 1881-1938


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