Mystery 101

Mystery 101How history hungers for the shape of myth; how plots and characters of fable and romance come to inhabit real courts and counting-houses and cathedrals; how old sciences die, and bequeath their myths and magic to their successors; how the heroes of legend pass away, fall asleep, are resurrected, and enter ordinary daylit history, persisting as a dream persists into waking life, altering and transforming it even when the dream itself has been forgotten or repressed.” – John Crowley, Ægypt

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~ by richardphantastica on August 21, 2009.

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