Saturday, December 11, 2010

Context

'A man in court dress cannot walk the streets of London without being pelted by the mob . . . the Londoners hoot the king and the royal family when they appear in public.'
Casanova, 1746 (quoted in Peter Ackroyd's London: The Biography).

1 Comments:

Blogger Larry said...

Hmmm the Seagulls are getting clever!

December 11, 2010 5:32 PM  

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