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Re: Henry James on Stonehenge
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That's a nice piece of writing - and written over 130 years ago!

"Stonehenge is rather a hackneyed shrine of pilgrimage..." chimes well what the place has become. And, when you've almost given up hope, we're reminded that, "It is indeed immensely vague and immensely deep... I can fancy sitting all a summer’s day watching its shadows shorten and lengthen again, and drawing a delicious contrast between the world’s duration and the feeble span of individual experience."

Beyond Stonehenge at looks interesting by the way, and at £6.50 per person, including lunch and refreshments, quite a bargain!

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Posted by Littlestone
5th November 2006ce

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