Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Whence This Quote?

I'm reading a book right now with this fun line:

"Feather-footed through the plashy fen passes the questing vole."

Can you identify it?  I'll reveal the source later. Hint: the copyright is 1937.

3 comments:

MagistraCarminum said...

I have no idea, but it sounds like Dylan Thomas to me... He loves alliteration!

Cindy said...

Evelyn Waugh?




JK. I Googled it but it certainly is a lovely thing to say.

MagistraCarminum said...

Cindy R: Cheaters never prosper. 'Nough said ;-)