Lytton Strachey Quote

The art of biography seems to have fallen on evil times in England. … With us, the most delicate and humane of all the branches of the art of writing has been relegated to the journeymen of letters; we do not reflect that it is perhaps as difficult to write a good life as to live one.


Preface. - Eminent Victorians (1918)

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The art of biography seems to have fallen on evil times in England. … With us, the most delicate and humane of all the branches of the art of...

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The art of biography seems to have fallen on evil times in England. … With us, the most delicate and humane of all the branches of the art of...

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The art of biography seems to have fallen on evil times in England. … With us, the most delicate and humane of all the branches of the art of...

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The art of biography seems to have fallen on evil times in England. … With us, the most delicate and humane of all the branches of the art of...