Tag Archives: Lyric

Being European…Stuart France

* Is it civilisation, this trajectory we have embarked upon? It may once have been regarded thus. Humanisation? Probably never. Progress? In some things, perhaps, but not in others… Continue reading at Stuart France

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Ear-Wig II … Stuart France

* … “But let us suppose a stateman were to put his nation in the position of having to pursue ‘grand politics’ though it were ill equipped to do so.” * “Or worse, suppose he forced his nation to politicise … Continue reading

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Ear-Wig … Stuart France

* “He understands about as much philosophy as a pheasant!” * “He is, then, an innocent.” * “But it is all one in this age of the masses.” * “They prostrate themselves before anything, well, massive.” * Continue reading at … Continue reading

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Of Men and Women… Stuart France

* Hitherto… Men have treated Women like birds strayed down from on high… * As beings more fragile more savage stranger and sweeter more soulful… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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The Unteachable… Stuart France

* Learning does that which all nourishment which is not merely a preservative does… It transforms. * But deep down there is something Adamantine and formidable in us. * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Rather, a Neanderthal?… Stuart France

* If it were true that we had evolved and progressed and were still continuing to do so… Continue reading at Stuart France

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A Vice Called Cant… Stuart France

* ‘Use every man after his desert and who shall ‘scape whipping…’ Hamlet, Act2 Scene 2 * Hail, eternal plodders, hail! Stretch-out, stretch-out the tedious tale… Continue reading at Stuart France

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Beginnings… Stuart France

* The glories above were unamed. The word for that world beneath, unuttered. Source and time, unfettered, merged… From the mingling waves-of-water came mud and slime. Enshar and Kishar, twin halves of the globe, shone out of them. Reblogged from … Continue reading

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Jewel in the Claw IV…

* ‘Lifes but a walking shadow A poor player that struts and frets His hour upon the stage Then is heard no more.’ William Shakespeare * Reblogged from Stuart France

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Jewel in the Claw… Stuart France

* ‘The fool doth think he is wise But the wise man Knows himself to be a fool…’ * Reblogged from Stuart France

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