Margaret Barber

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Margaret Fairless Barber (7 May 186924 August 1901) was an English writer on Christian themes, under the pen name of Michael Fairless.


The Roadmender (1902)[edit]

  • We can never be too Pagan when we are truly Christian, and the old myths are eternal truths held fast in the Church’s net.
    • Chapter II
  • What a wonderful work Wagner has done for humanity in translating the toil of life into the readable script of music! For those who seek the tale of other worlds his magic is silent; but earth-travail under his wand becomes instinct with rhythmic song to an accompaniment of the elements, and the blare and crash of the bottomless pit itself.
    • Chapter II
  • Man—vir, woman—femina, go to make up the man—homo. There can be no comparison, no rivalry between them; they are the complement of each other, and a little child shall lead them.
    • Chapter III

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