Oofy here: Editorial: Cowper. Deal with it.
Category: Buildings (Page 1 of 6)
Oofy here: Editorial: Tell me if it’s the same for you: when I hear a fellow speaking. What they say makes perfect sense. Beautifully expressed. A treat. When I think of saying anything m’self, I get plenty of phrases alright. Jumbled up though. Can’t work out which comes first.
A gloss from the Type-Setter: those to whom I am a stranger, and there will be many, may not know that I have a fear of flies, and hence a great aversion to the outside. It is to this trait – a craven giving way to a childish fear – I will admit as much – that our Editor alluded in note 1821. There is an irresistible allure in the editorial role that I have undertaken. It brings Humphry Repton’s landscapes to life through the medium of his sketches, without the trouble of seeing them for themselves, or exposing myself to the open air.
The Professor produces his notes of on the Gothic (he prefers ‘Sondergothik’ – that late form of Gothic peculiar to Central Europe which speaks to the romantic, fantastical and sometimes overwrought soul of the Czech nationalist),
‘Humphry Repton was perfectly happy to work with the inspired idiosyncracies of Gothic design that James Wyatt provided for Norris Castle.
Captain Ken, being a bicycling man, is forever in pursuit of some new place in which to try his skills, be it the screes of a mountain slope or the dense undergrowth of a distant forest and he now returns from the United States with a renewed disdain for the familiar well-trodden paths of custom.
Ms K has been in touch from Leeds over a matter of propriety. She wonders if Dukes always live in palaces, and if there is a pecking order in the names of houses as there is in the orders of the nobility.