Wednesday 9 August 2023

Kingfisher Metaphor

Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisted (London: Penguin Books, 2011; 1945), p. 234:

That night and the night after and the night after, wherever she went, always in her own little circle of intimates, she brought a moment of joy, such as strikes deep to the heart on the river’s bank when the kingfisher suddenly flares across the water.

Common Kingfisher in Wangling in January