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Hope Mirrlees (1887 – 1978)

British translator, poet and novelist.
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Hope Mirrlees
Pride and resentment are not indigenous in the human heart; and perhaps it is due to the gardener's innate love of the exotic that we take such pains to make them thrive.
Mirrlees quotes
Without respite he is dragged by the two wild horses, memory and hope; and he is tormented by a secret that he never can tell.
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