William Norman Ewer Quote
As quoted in: The Week-End Book (1924). Cecil Browne responded in 1924 as follows: But not so odd / As those who choose / A Jewish God / Yet spurn the Jews.
Wise Words and Quaint Counsels of Thomas Fuller, compiled by Augustus Jessopp, Clarendon Press, 1892, p. 94
“Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Philosophical Investigations (1953 edition)
“She dwells with Beauty—Beauty that must die; And Joy, whose hand is ever at his lips Bidding adieu.”
Ode on Melancholy l. 21 (1820)
William Norman Ewer
Bio: William Norman Ewer was a British journalist, remembered mostly now for a few lines of verse. He was known as William or Norman, and by the nickname Trilby. He was prominent writing on foreign affairs for the London Daily Herald. It is now increasingly well established that he spied for the Soviet Union during the 1920s.
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