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That Perches in the soul

Posted by Smokey Stover on October 30, 2006

In Reply to: That Perches in the soul posted by Valeriy on October 30, 2006

: What does the exopression "That Perches in the soul" mean?

: Thank you.

Why do you capitalize "perches"? It appears to be a verb (which one does not capitalize), and even if it were a noun, it's a common noun. The clause appears to mean, "that sits or rests in the soul." THe antecedent of the clause is something that takes a perch (a seat or a position a bit apart, in real life probably an elevated, sometimes precarious, position) in one's soul--something that stays with you in that place from which emanates the "still, small voice" telling you to do the right thing.