Dorothy L. Sayers

“The art of change-ringing is peculiar to the English, and, like most English peculiarities, unintelligible to the rest of the world. (The change-ringer's) passion - and it is a passion - finds its satisfaction in mathematical completeness and mechanical perfection, and as his bell weaves her way rhythmically up from lead to hinder place and down again, he is filled with the solemn intoxication that comes of intricate ritual faultlessly performed.”

Dorothy L. Sayers, The Nine Tailors
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The Nine Tailors (Lord Peter Wimsey, #11) The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers
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