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Troublesome Love of Edith Sitwell

On the 9th of December 1964, Dame Edith Sitwell, a British poet and critic, died in London. Both as an artist and as a public personality, she was a provocative and controversial figure. 1,164 more words


“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ~ Edith Sitwell


Green wooden leaves
clap light away,

Severely practical, as
they Shelter the children candy-pale,

The chestnut-candles
flicker, fail . . .
The showman’s face is… 103 more words


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In Georgette Heyer’s novel Regency Buck, Mrs. Scattergood’s description of herself fits my first impression of Edith Sitwell (1887-1964) perfectly: “I am shockingly expensive, but you won’t mind that, I daresay. 2,454 more words


Cosmic Quote #82

“I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.”–Edith Sitwell

Unfortunately, there are all too many willing and able, not to plead stupidity, but to flat out flaunt it.  

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