We could do with a few of those now and then.  May a lily-bearing angel flutter to earth whenever you need one.

‘But this scenery is a backcloth, merely, for lily-bearing angels who flutter to earth or play violins and lutes at Nativities.’


Source: Patrick Leigh Fermor, A Time of Gifts (London: Penguin Books, 1977), p. 39

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