Famous quotes containing the words high, speed and/or railway:
“The house one story high in front, three stories
On the end it presented to the road.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“Wait, Kate! You skate at such a rate
You leave behind your skating mate.
Your splendid speed wont you abate?
Hes lagging far behind you, Kate.”
—David Daiches (b. 1912)
“Her personality had an architectonic quality; I think of her when I see some of the great London railway termini, especially St. Pancras, with its soot and turrets, and she overshadowed her own daughters, whom she did not understandmy mother, who liked things to be nice; my dotty aunt. But my mother had not the strength to put even some physical distance between them, let alone keep the old monster at emotional arms length.”
—Angela Carter (19401992)