Dr. Weevil: The Weblog Dr. Weevil: The Weblog

Powered by WordPress

Sunday: December 11, 2005

Quotation Of The Day: Ben Jonson

Filed under: — site admin @ 8:02 PM GMT-0500

Vulgi expectatio

Expectation of the Vulgar is more drawne, and held with newnesse, then goodnesse; wee see it in Fencers, in Players, in Poets, in Preachers, in all, where Fame promiseth any thing; so it be new, though never so naught, and depraved, they run to it, and are taken.

(Timber, or Discoveries, Oxford edition, viii.576)

No Comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.