Walter Savage Landor 30 January 1775 – 17 September 1864

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Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand, poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose.
Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864), British author. Imaginary Conversations, "Archdeacon Hare and Walter Landor," The Last Fruit of an Old Tree (1853).
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.
Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864), British author. "Martin and Jack," Imaginary Conversations (1824-1829).

Comments (2)

Maybe the spelling is Iphigenia?
Did me Mr Landor Writes a poem called Miss Power? or does anybody know who did it thank you.