Saturday, August 6, 2022

The Hunchback Of Notre-Dame

He therefore turned to mankind only with regret. His cathedral was enough for him. It was peopled with marble figures of kings, saints and bishops who at least did not laugh in his face and looked at him with only tranquility and benevolence. The other statues, those of monsters and demons, had no hatred for him – he resembled them too closely for that. It was rather the rest of mankind that they jeered at. The saints were his friends and blessed him; the monsters were his friends and kept watch over him. 

Victor Hugo

Image by Spencer Tweedy.


girl6 said...

Ugh..saints & monsters. They make the world a better place. Love that dummy with it's sad & gorgeous face.

Rot said...

It's def a goodn'