"Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” ― Henry James

Thomas Coryat, a 17th-century traveller and writer; author of Coryat's Crudities. Coryate described his "...love of Odcombe in Somersetshire, which is so deare unto me that I preferre the very smoke thereof before the fire of all other places under the Sunne".