Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels.
No one likes a straight road but the man who pays for it, or who, when he travels, is brute enough to wish to get to his journey's end.More Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu quotes [12/03/2011 02:12:56]
But to die as lovers may - to die together, so that they may live together.More Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For some nights I slept profoundly; but still every morning I felt the same lassitude, and a languor weighed upon me all day. I felt myself a changed girl. A strange melancholy was stealing over me, a melancholy that I would not have interrupted. Dim thoughts of death began to open, and an idea that I was slowly sinking took gentle, and, somehow, not unwelcome possession of me. If it was sad, the tone of mind which this induced was also sweet. Whatever it might be, my soul acquiesced in it.More Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu quotes [12/03/2011 02:12:01]
I remember everything about it—with an effort. I see it all, as divers see what is going on above them, through a medium, dense, rippling, but transparent.More Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Women are so enigmatical – some in everything – all in matters of the heart. Don't they sometimes actually admire what is repulsive?... More Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu quotes [12/03/2011 02:12:28]

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