A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on age, death, and tears

But why wasn't I born, alas, in an age of Adjectives; why can one no longer write of silver-shedding Tears and moon-tailed Peacocks, of eloquent Death, of the Negro and star-enameled Night?

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

Source: More Trivia: Adjectives, 1921

Contributed by: Zaady