Henry James

Henry James

American-born writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism.
The superiority of one man's opinion over another's is never so great as when the opinion is about a woman.More Henry James quotes [08/07/2011 03:08:11]
Kidd, turn off the light to spare my blushes.More Henry James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.More Henry James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The historian, essentially, wants more documents than he can really use; the dramatist only wants more liberties than he can really take.More Henry James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was the way the autumn day looked into the high windows as it waned; the way the red light, breaking at the close from under a low sombre sky, reached out in a long shaft and played over old wainscots, old tapestry, old gold, old colour.More Henry James quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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