Lytton Strachey Quote

Francis Bacon has been described more than once with the crude vigour of antithesis…He was no striped frieze; he was shot silk.


Elizabeth and Essex (1928) ch. 5

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Francis Bacon has been described more than once with the crude vigour of antithesis…He was no striped frieze; he was shot silk.

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Francis Bacon has been described more than once with the crude vigour of antithesis…He was no striped frieze; he was shot silk.

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Francis Bacon has been described more than once with the crude vigour of antithesis…He was no striped frieze; he was shot silk.

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Francis Bacon has been described more than once with the crude vigour of antithesis…He was no striped frieze; he was shot silk.