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Alice Meynell

Data di nascita: 22. Settembre 1847
Data di morte: 27. Novembre 1922

Alice Thompson Meynell è stata una poetessa inglese, moglie dell'editore Wilfrid Meynell.

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„[W]hat is now and then attempted is perhaps "for art's sake."“

—  Alice Meynell

He that saveth his art shall lose it.
Meynell alludes to the saying of Jesus: "He that saveth his life shall lose it" (Mark 8:35).
Origine: Mary, the Mother of Jesus: An Essay (1912), Ch. X. "In Churches", p. 134

„Compassion in the highest degree is the divinest form of religion.“

—  Alice Meynell

"Introductory Note" to The Poetry of Pathos & Delight: From the Works of Coventry Patmore; Passages Selected by Alice Meynell (London: William Heinemann, 1906), p. xi.

„I came from nothing; but from where
Come these undying thoughts I bear?“

—  Alice Meynell

Opening lines of Song of Derivations" https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/a-song-of-derivations/"A. In Poems (London: John Lane, 1896) this poem is titled "The Modern Poet: A Song of Derivations". In later editions of Poems, it is titled "A Poet's Fancies VIII: A Song of Derivations".

„It is easy to replace man, and it will take no great time, where Nature has lapsed, to replace Nature.“

—  Alice Meynell

"The Colour of Life" in The Colour of Life and Other Essays on Things Seen and Heard (London: John Lane, 1896), p. 4.

„She walks—the lady of my delight—
A shepherdess of sheep.
Her flocks are thoughts. She keeps them white;
She keeps them from the steep“

—  Alice Meynell

Opening stanza of "The Shepherdess" https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-shepherdess/ in Later Poems (London: John Lane, 1902).

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