"I consider my ..." Quote of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins

Stratford, Essex
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Stratford, Essex
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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I consider my selfbeing ... that taste of myself, of I and me above and in all things, which is more distinctive than the taste of ale or alum, more distinctive than the smell of walnutleaf or camphor, and is incommunicable by any means to another man.
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet, Jesuit priest. Comments on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. The Poems and Prose of Gerard Manley Hopkins, ed. W.H. Gardner (1953).
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