Hope Mirrlees

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Hope Mirrlees in 1931

Hope Mirrlees (8 April 1887 – 1 August 1978) was a British translator, poet and novelist.


Lud-in-the-Mist (1926)[edit]

  • Pride and resentment are not indigenous in the human heart; and perhaps it is due to the gardener's innate love of the exotic that we take such pains to make them thrive.
  • Without respite he is dragged by the two wild horses, memory and hope; and he is tormented by a secret that he never can tell.

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