“Where there is sorrow there is holy ground.”

21 09 2009

Oscar Wilde

Speaking of Oscar Wilde, De Profundis, his 50,000-word open letter from jail to Lord Alfred Douglas, with whom he had a tempestuous relationship, is well worth a read. The above quote, which I love, is printed here as “Where there is sorrow there in holy ground,” which I presume is a typo, unless it’s supposed to be “therein.” At any rate, a very moving change of heart and mind is contained in the letter.

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