Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Dryden's Coach (Restoration Snap)

“And so much for Mr. Dryden; whose burial was the same as his life, variety and not of a piece: the quality and mob, farce and heroics: the sublime and ridiculous mixed in a piece; great Cleopatra in a hackney coach.”

George Farquhar


mongibeddu said...

Clio in hackney coach: history in a hackey sack. Snap!

Philip Metres said...

very-Pavement-esque title... methinks you're reading the entire history of English literature again. Norton whore!