Edwin Muir (15 May 1887 – 3 January 1959) was an Orcadian poet, novelist and translator born on a farm in Deerness on the Orkney Islands. He is remembered for his deeply felt and vivid poetry in plain language with few stylistic preoccupations.
Read more about Edwin Muir.
Famous quotes containing the words edwin muir and/or muir:
“There is a road that turning always
Cuts off the country of Again.
Archers stand there on every side
And as it runs times deer is slain,
And lies where it has lain.”
—Edwin Muir (18871959)
“Wit is a weapon. Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority. But humour is the pursuit of a gentle grin, usually in solitude.”
—Frank Muir (b. 1920)