"like a ghastly ..." Quote of Edgar Allan Poe

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

like a ghastly rapid river, Through the pale door A hideous throng rush out forever, And laugh—but smile no more.

Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), U.S. poet. The Fall of the House of Usher (l. 33-38). . . Complete Poems and Selected Essays [Edgar Allan Poe]. Richard Gray, ed. (1993) Everyman.