Trying to picture this face resembling a quill, particularly as it describes the kindly, emotionally intelligent, acerbic doctor enjoying a soak in his veined-marble bath.

‘Only his quill-like face emerged above the perfumed surface of the water.’

 

Source: Mervyn Peake, Titus GroanĀ (London: Vintage Books, 1998), p. 279

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