Henry Alford Quotes (6 quotes)
“My bark is wafted to the strand
By breath Divine;
And on the helm there rests a hand
Other than mine.”
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 280.
“Truth does not consist in minute accuracy of detail; but in conveying a right impression.”
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 603.
“'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'”
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
Hudibras, a poem, Volume 1, printed by W. Lewis for Thomas McLean, 1819, p. 366, Part II, Canto II
As quoted in: Newsday, 11 February 1988
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsHenry Alford
Born: October 7, 1810
Died: January 12, 1871 (aged 60)
Occupation: Clergyman, churchman, scholar
Bio: Henry Alford was an English churchman, theologian, textual critic, scholar, poet, hymnodist, and writer.