William Morris

William Morris

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"[...]so far from diverting him from the general scheme of his individual interests, fitted into them and served him as another link between the present and the much preferred past. Outwardly he can hardly have seemed the typical dreamer he has described himself as being. Beautiful of feature, of sturdy build, with a shouting voice, extraordinary muscular strength, and a gusty temper, he impressed himself upon his comrades chiefly by his impetuosity in the energetic game of singlestick, by the surplus vigour that led him at times to punch his own head with all his might to "take it out of himself," and by the vehemence and enthusiasm of his argumentative talk. He was little of a student along the orthodox lines, and Marlborough College was not calculated to increase his respect-never undue-for pedagogic[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 304g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507538251
  • 9781507538258