Musée des Beaux Arts - W.H. Auden

This quote was added by priscilladay
About suffering they were never wrong, the Old Masters: how well they understood its human position; how it takes place while someone else is eating or opening a window or just walking dully along; how when the aged are reverently, passionately waiting for the miraculous birth, there always must be children who did not specially want it to happen, skating on a pond at the edge of the wood.

Train on this quote

Rate this quote:
3.1 out of 5 based on 32 ratings.

Edit Text

Edit author and title

(Changes are manually reviewed)

or just leave a comment:

Test your skills, take the Typing Test.

Score (WPM) distribution for this quote. More.

Best scores for this typing test

Name WPM Accuracy
eventlogging 170.00 100%
lytewerk 131.64 98%
ilovejujubee 131.22 99.0%
jpadtyping 130.74 97.0%
user40438 130.46 99.7%
tsukasa 130.38 98.5%
mustelidae 129.25 96.3%
ocean.side 127.19 99.0%

Recently for

Name WPM Accuracy
cdahlquist 66.62 98.2%
user88229 63.58 90.7%
eventlogging 170.00 100%
ankit_gelot 59.25 97.0%
freakcasso 71.71 93.8%
cmkruger 73.49 94.0%
mg76 52.64 95.8%
user383264 68.71 97.8%