Sunday, February 10, 2008

Like Tiniest Bells on the Garment of Silence....

"But now it had the charm for her which any broken ground, any mimic rock and ravine, have for the eyes that rest habitually on the level; especially in summer, when she could sit on a grassy hollow under the shadow of a branching ash, stooping aslant from the steep above her, and listen to the hum of insects, like tiniest bells on the garment of Silence…"

~ From The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot