Ralph Vaughan Williams Quote

The business of finding a nation's soul is a long and slow one at the best and a great many prophets must be slain in the course of it. Perhaps when we have slain enough prophets future generations will begin to build their tombs.


National Music (1934) p. 129.

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The business of finding a nation's soul is a long and slow one at the best and a great many prophets must be slain in the course of it. Perhaps when...

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The business of finding a nation's soul is a long and slow one at the best and a great many prophets must be slain in the course of it. Perhaps when...

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The business of finding a nation's soul is a long and slow one at the best and a great many prophets must be slain in the course of it. Perhaps when...

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The business of finding a nation's soul is a long and slow one at the best and a great many prophets must be slain in the course of it. Perhaps when...