Facts about F. L. Lucas

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F. L. Lucas was a famous Critic from England, who lived between and 1967.

Our collection contains 9 quotes who is written / told by L. Lucas.

Famous quotes by F. L. Lucas (9)


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"The two World Wars came in part, like much modern literature and art, because men, whose nature is to tire of everything in turn... tired of common sense and civilization"
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"A man can make himself put down what comes, even if it seems nauseating nonsense; tomorrow some of it may not seem wholly nonsense at all"
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"The only hope I can see for the future depends on a wiser and braver use of the reason, not a panic flight from it"
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"The most emphatic place in a clause or sentence is the end. This is the climax; and, during the momentary pause that follows, that last word continues, as it were, to reverberate in the reader's mind. It has, in fact, the last word"
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"Poetry had far better imply things than preach them directly... in the open pulpit her voice grows hoarse and fails"
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"Apart from a few simple principles, the sound and rhythm of English prose seem to me matters where both writers and readers should trust not so much to rules as to their ears"
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"At Munich we sold the Czechs for a few months grace, but the disgrace will last as long as history"
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"Most style is not honest enough"
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"And how is clarity to be achieved? Mainly by taking trouble and by writing to serve people rather than to impress them"


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