Lascelles Abercrombie Quote
The Border Ballads, for instance, and the Robin Hood Ballads, clearly suppose a state of society which is nothing but a very circumscribed and not very important heroic age.
If we had to earn our age by thinking for ourselves at least once a year, only a handful of people would reach adulthood.
About Lascelles Abercrombie
Lascelles Abercrombie, (9 January 1881 – 27 October 1938) was a British poet and literary critic, one of the "Dymock poets". After the First World War he worked as a professor of English literature in a number of English universities, writing principally on the theory of literature.