"Voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone ..." William Wordsworth

24 November 2020


There is no telling," said he, "what treasures are hid in that glorious old pile. It is a famous place for antiquarian plunder; there are such rich bits of old time sculpture for the architect, and old time story for the poet. There is as rare picking in it as a Stilton cheese, and in the same taste -- the mouldier the better.”

Washington Irving, from Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey

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