Brighton Rock

1976_Penguin_Books._Brighton_Rock_by_Graham_Greene

“You can’t conceive, my child, nor can I or anyone else the . . . appalling . . . strangeness of the mercy of God.”

Graham Greene, Brighton Rock 297 (Everyman’s 1993, orig. 1938).

“Betwixt the stirrup and the ground,
Mercy I ask’d; mercy I found.”

attributed to William Camden (1551-1623).

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