Friday, April 01, 2016

Quote of the Day for 2016-04-01

"But that poetry should be as pervious as oratory, and plainness her special ornament, were the plain way to barbarism."

George Chapman (1559-1634) Ovid's Banquet of Sense, preface (1595)

Troilus and Criseyde, Liber II (c. 1385), page 501 from The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer by William Morris, illustration by Edward Burne-Jones (1896)

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