Charles Godfrey Leland - Quotes

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To Paradise, the Arabs say, Satan could never find the way Until the peacock led him in. ---->>>

It was the noise Of ancient trees falling while all was still Before the storm, in the long interval Between the gathering clouds and that light breeze Which Germans call the Wind's bride. ---->>>

They saw a Dream of Loveliness descending from the train. ---->>>

The brave deserve the lovely - every woman may be won. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Writer

Charles Godfrey Leland (August 15, 1824 – March 20, 1903) was an American humorist, writer, and folklorist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Princeton University and in Europe. Leland worked in journalism, travelled extensively, and became interested in folklore and folk linguistics, publishing books and articles on American and European languages and folk traditions (wikipedia)