The cattle crouched round them in soft shadowy clumps, placidly munching, and dreaming with wide-ope

The cattle crouched round them in soft shadowy clumps, placidly …

The cattle crouched round them in soft shadowy clumps, placidly munching, and dreaming with wide-open eyes. The narrow zone of colour created by the firelight was like the planet Earth - a little freak of brightness in a universe of impenetrable shadows

Hope Mirrlees