Friday, March 8, 2013

Quote of the Week #5

Here, in a few sentences, the whole purpose of the League from the lips of its gallant founder himself.  I can read this over and over!

Blakeney watched him for a moment or two without speaking. His face through all the grime and disfigurement wore that expression of infinite sympathy and understanding of which he, of all men, appeared to hold the secret, the understanding of other people's troubles and difficulties, and that wordless sympathy which had so endeared him to his friends.

"Help you, my dear fellow," he now said. "Of course, we'll all help you, if you want us. What are we here for but to help each other, as well as those poor wretches who are in trouble through no fault of their own?"

 Sir Percy Leads the Band, chapter 19


Alexandra said...

*grin* Just read that the other night...


And that is my highly intelligent reply to this post.

Miss Dashwood said...

My highly intelligent reply to this post:


Miss Melody Muffin said...

HAHA! I love the 'highly intelligent comments'!!!

I was just thinking, this quote seems like it should be blazoned in red and gold on a banner somewhere, it is so perfect.