William Ernest Henley Quote: “There are two men in Tolstoy….”

There are two men in Tolstoy. He is a mystic and he is also a realist. He is addicted to the practice of a pietism that for all its sincerity is nothing if not vague and sentimental; and he is the most acute and dispassionate of observers, the most profound and earnest student of character and emotion.

William Ernest Henley

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Name: William Ernest Henley
Profession: Poet
Nationality: English
Birthday: August 23, 1849
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