Walter Scott Quote

A thousand fearful images and dire suggestions glance along the mind when it is moody and discontented with itself. Command them to stand and show themselves, and you presently assert the power of reason over imagination.


The journal of Sir Walter Scott, 1825-32: from the original manuscript at Abbotsford (ed. 1927)

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A thousand fearful images and dire suggestions glance along the mind when it is moody and discontented with itself. Command them to stand and show...

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A thousand fearful images and dire suggestions glance along the mind when it is moody and discontented with itself. Command them to stand and show...

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A thousand fearful images and dire suggestions glance along the mind when it is moody and discontented with itself. Command them to stand and show...

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A thousand fearful images and dire suggestions glance along the mind when it is moody and discontented with itself. Command them to stand and show...