Imagination

There was a light with nothing to rest upon, a fire with nothing to burn, a starved imagination keeping life in itself somehow.

Background. "There was a light with nothing to rest upon, a fire with nothing to burn, a starved imagination keeping life in itself somehow." is a quotation from Hard Times (Book 1, Chapter 3). Hard Times - For These Times (more commonly now known as Hard Times) is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1854.   Context.  This quote is a description of Louisa Gradgrind. Louisa and her brother Tom, the two eldest of Thomas Gradgrind's children, [...]

2018-08-01T23:07:52+00:00Categories: Hard Times|Tags: , , |
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