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Issue 14 – Christmas 2022


How to Write English Prose

On writing well.


The Ideals

There are few if any passages in the works of Sir Thomas Browne that I do not find thoroughly delightful; but two afford me particularly intense pleasure. One is the opening paragraph from his essay “On Dreams”:

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About the author

David Bentley Hart

David Bentley Hart’s most recent books are Roland in Moonlight, Kenogaia: A Gnostic Tale (both from Angelico Press), and Tradition and Apocalypse (Baker Academic). This essay originally appeared in the Trinity 2022 issue of The Lamp magazine.