Sylvia Townsend Warner in Maiden Newton - 4 April, 1970
from The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner, pages 342-343:
And I listened to Brigg Fair.
But, having been filled with pure emotion, an essential, I waned and went early to bed.
[...] I listened to Brigg Fair: the first hearing since, another cuckoo. It did not need to come back, it is as fresh as ever, that morning when I came back from walking on the drove, & stood at the gate of Miss Green hearing her playing it, sharing her listening unbeknown, and realising the intensity of what she was to me. It was as fresh as ever, fresher than my sense of loss. My emotion was so pure that it was like a pure alcohol:… more >>
Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Claire Harman (ed.), The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner (:London, 1995), p. 342-343. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1443875238533 accessed: 21 September, 2020
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|Date/Time||4 April, 1970|
|Listening Environment||in private, solitary|