I would not want to live in a world without cathedrals: Night Train to Lisbon

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“I would not like to live in a world without cathedrals. I need their beauty and grandeur. I need their imperious silence. I need it against the witless bellowing of the barracks yard and the witty chatter of the yes-men. I want to hear the rustling of the organ, this deluge of ethereal notes. I need it against the shrill farce of marches.”

 

Completed 27 November, 2016: Thanksgiving.

 

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