And how is clarity to be achieved? Mainly by taking trouble and by writing to serve people rather than to… (read more)
Apart from a few simple principles, the sound and rhythm of English prose seem to me matters where both writers… (read more)
At Munich we sold the Czechs for a few months grace, but the disgrace will last as long as history.
Most style is not honest enough.
Poetry had far better imply things than preach them directly... in the open pulpit her voice grows hoarse and fails.
The most emphatic place in a clause or sentence is the end. This is the climax; and, during the momentary… (read more)
The only hope I can see for the future depends on a wiser and braver use of the reason, not… (read more)
The two World Wars came in part, like much modern literature and art, because men, whose nature is to tire… (read more)