Saturday, October 10, 2015

On Antanarivo: There are some moments in our lives which stamp themselves indelibly in the memory, and are different from any we afterwards experience #QotD

2015.10.05-DSC04304There are some moments in our lives which stamp themselves indelibly in the memory, and are different from any we afterwards experience, and such were those few minutes when I first saw Antananarivo. What a host of dim vague ideas of faith and constancy, and courage and devotion, of which that city had been the scene, arose to my mind! (p. 108)

From Madagascar and its people. Notes of four years' residence by James Sibree (1870)


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