John Drinkwater

John Drinkwater

British officer with the rank of colonel and military historian
The musician - if he be a good one - finds his own perception prompted by the poet's perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music.More John Drinkwater quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And not a girl goes walking Along the Cotswold lanes But knows men's eyes in April Are quicker than their brains.More John Drinkwater quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The poet's perfect expression is the token of a perfect experience; what he says in the best possible way he has felt in the best possible way, that is, completely.More John Drinkwater quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The musician - if he be a good one - finds his own perception prompted by the poet's perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music.More John Drinkwater quotes [09/23/2011 07:09:58]
If it is an imperfect word, no external circumstance can heighten its value as poetry.More John Drinkwater quotes [09/23/2011 07:09:58]

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