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17 Aug 2011

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A swift carriage, of a dark night, rattling with four horses over roads that one can’t see -
that’s my idea of happiness.
The Portrait of a Lady, Henry James


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credit: me


30 comments:

  1. I love this photo and quote - they coincide well. This photo makes me think of being outside in the middle of the night. Love it!

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  2. love the picture- love the quote! happiness must have the element of the unknown, the mysterious and surprising - just like night ; )

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  3. Attainable beauty and happiness.

    Good quote, good photo. Good job.

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  4. Being in a carriage like in this quote (an enclosed carriage particularly) is one of those things that I wish I could transport back in time just to experience. The sounds, the rocking, the horses, the cobble streets, I bet it is bliss...

    I keep seeing everyone's gorgeous photos for 52 projects and I have yet to pop over there. I think it's time...
    lovely photo, as usual
    xx oo

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  5. I agree with MJ - how I wish I could go back in time to experience the magical mystery of a carriage ride in the dark. Just once. Sigh ...

    Love your photo, but then again, I always do. :)

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  6. Beautiful detail...love the words and the image.

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  7. Got a mental chill from that quote. :)

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  8. Yes, beautiful and although the narrator is happy, the words 'swift carriage' conveys a sense of urgency for safe passage using this mode of transport (in these times) in the middle of the night.

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  9. love that Henry James happiness

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  10. yes Paula, the desire is somewhat anxious, an unsettling sort of happiness. well spotted!

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  11. Beautiful...takes my breath away.

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  12. A beautiful quote and a lovely photo ... you've captured the very breath of escape. xx

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  13. Wonderful photo and quote is excellent ~ thanks, Carol
    visiting from 52 Photos Project ~ mine is A Creative Harbor

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  14. Both this photo and quote are stunning!

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  15. This is so soft and comforting. I love it.

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  16. isn't it interesting that some feel chills and others find comfort?

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  17. thanks for waving at me :o) beautiful blog you have here x

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  18. I just discovered this blog, love this place :)

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  19. ooh la la. so moody and introspective. this is beauty.

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  20. beautiful photo - love the silhouette!

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  21. So beautiful and subtle - I love the mood in this picture. I feel a little bit of melancholy.

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  22. love the vignette and the touch of color, nice work.

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  23. The quote and the image go wonderfully together. I think I need to get my hands on a good old book.

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  24. Oh wow! What a stunning connection between your charged photograph and those wonderful words. Inspiring!

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  25. smiling - quote and image. so seductive, happiness here.

    xo
    erin

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