Howard Lovecraft

The Complete Works of H.P. Lovecraft

snakeboyservoshas quoted3 years ago
I cannot think of the deep sea without shuddering at the nameless things that may at this very moment be crawling and floundering on its slimy bed, worshipping their ancient stone idols and carving their own detestable likenesses on submarine obelisks of water-soaked granite
lonesomeghosthas quotedlast month
“In his house at R’lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming.”
lonesomeghosthas quotedlast month
I know always that I am an outsider; a stranger in this century and among those who are still men.
Adiba Rupontyhas quoted2 months ago
was a paw, fully two feet and a half across, and equipped with formidable talons. After it came another paw, and after that a great black-furred arm to which both of the paws we
Adiba Rupontyhas quoted3 months ago
Zar, in the land of forgotten dreams,
Dane Drakehas quoted3 months ago
on which St. John and I sometimes produced dissonances of exquisite morbidity
Adiba Rupontyhas quoted3 months ago
There is a great city there, Dylath-Leen,
Adiba Rupontyhas quoted3 months ago
hairy cannibal Gnophkehs
Dane Drakehas quoted3 months ago
I do not mean to imply
Rustam Tagievhas quoted6 months ago
The region was putrid with the carcasses of decaying fish, and of other less describable things which I saw protruding from the nasty mud of the unending plain. Perhaps I should not hope to convey in mere words the unutterable hideousness that can dwell in absolute silence and barren immensity.
Rustam Tagievhas quoted6 months ago
Men of broader intellect know that there is no sharp distinction betwixt the real and the unreal;
Adiba Rupontyhas quoted8 months ago
and here I would lie outstretched on the mossy ground, thinking strange thoughts and dreaming strange dreams.
Adiba Rupontyhas quoted8 months ago
It is an unfortunate fact that the bulk of humanity is too limited in its mental vision to weigh with patience and intelligence those isolated phenomena, seen and felt only by a psychologically sensitive few, which lie outside its common experience.
Lykke Veruphas quoted8 months ago
My first disturbances were not visual at all, but concerned the more abstract matters which I have mentioned. There was, too, a feeling of profound and inexplicable horror concerning
Yue Cyanhas quoted10 months ago
And a violet-coloured gas told him that this part of space was outside what he had called infinity. The gas had not heard of planets and organisms before, but identified Kuranes merely as one from the infinity where matter, energy, and gravitation exist.
Yue Cyanhas quoted10 months ago
o Kuranes sought fruitlessly for the marvellous city of Celephaïs and its galleys that sail to Serannian in the sky, meanwhile seeing many wonders and once barely escaping from the high-priest not to be described, which wears a yellow silken mask over its face and dwells all alone in a prehistoric stone monastery on the cold desert plateau of Leng.
Yue Cyanhas quoted10 months ago
There are not many persons who know what wonders are opened to them in the stories and visions of their youth; for when as children we listen and dream, we think but half-formed thoughts, and when as men we try to remember, we are dulled and prosaic with the poison of life.
Yue Cyanhas quoted10 months ago
the streets are white with the unburied bones of those who have looked upon the eidolon Lathi, that reigns over the city.”
Yue Cyanhas quoted10 months ago
is the Land of Hope, and in it shine the perfect ideals of all that we know elsewhere; or at least so men relate.
Yue Cyanhas quoted10 months ago
This is Thalarion, the City of a Thousand Wonders, wherein reside all those mysteries that man has striven in vain to fathom.”
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