"I am surprised ..." Quote of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins

Stratford, Essex
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Stratford, Essex
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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I am surprised you shd. say fancy and aesthetic tastes have led me to my present state of mind: these wd. be better satisfied in the Church of England, for bad taste is always meeting one in the accessories of Catholicism.
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet, Jesuit priest. letter, Oct. 16, 1866, to his father, Manley Hopkins. Poems and Prose of Gerard Manley Hopkins, ed. W.H. Gardner (1953).
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