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Arthur Machen

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I dream in fire but work in clay.

— Arthur Machen


Darnell had received what is called a sound commercial education, and would therefore have found very great difficulty in putting into articulate speech any thought that was worth thinking;

— Arthur Machen

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For, usually and fitly, the presence of an introduction is held to imply that there is something of consequence and importance to be introduced.

— Arthur Machen

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It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible.

— Arthur Machen

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Now, everybody, I suppose, is aware that in recent years the silly business of divination by dreams has ceased to be a joke and has become a very serious science.

— Arthur Machen

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If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before which the sun hid his face, it is often safe to conjecture that, in sheer forgetfulness, he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress.

— Arthur Machen

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Every branch of human knowledge, if traced up to its source and final principles, vanishes into mystery.

— Arthur Machen

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Eliot Bernard Shaw Walter de la Mare Algernon Blackwood and John Masefield. P. Machen's story "The White People" includes strange.

His novella "The Great God Pan" (1890; 1894) has garnered a reputation as a classic of horror (Stephen King has called it "Maybe the best [horror story] in the English language"). He is best known for his influential supernatural fantasy and horror fiction. He is also well known for his leading role in creating the legend of the Angels of Mons.

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