Arthur Machen Quote

It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible.


The Hill of Dreams (London: Martin Secker, [1907] 1923) p. 154

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It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible.

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It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible.

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It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible.

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It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible.