Hervey Allen Quotes

6 Hervey Allen quotes:

"Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits."
"Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages."
"In a continent but recently settled, many parts of which have as yet little historical or cultural background, the material for this volume has been gathered from a section that was one of the first to be colonized."
"Legends are material to be moulded, and not facts to be recorded."
"Local color has a fatal tendency to remain local; but it is also true that the universal often borders on the void."
"Southward, two mighty ranges of the Appalachians shouldered their way into the blue distance like tremendous caravans marching across eternity."
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