'She summarised; she saved; she appears seldom indeed to have let a good story pass without catching it on the wing. ... But it's not, you'll understand, when she's most vivid that she's always most publishable.' — Henry James, 'The Friends of the Friends'
Stars, keep the watch. When night is dim
One more light the bowl shall brim,
Shining beyond the frosty weather,
Bright as sun and moon together.
People, look east and sing today:
Love, the star, is on His way.
Wishing you all a peaceful, joy-filled and merry Christmas, and a wonderful, book-filled New Year. :)