Brighton Rock


“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).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s