Monday, December 27, 2010

Bon mot for the week

"Light sufferings give us leisure to complain."


John Dryden  (1631-1700)

3 comments:

chewingwords said...

Gracious, how did I miss this?

We groan, but cannot speak, in greater pain.

I forget about Dryden in favor of the pop stars, Donne & Jonson. I should have paid more attention in my 17th Century Lit class.

Froog said...

Donne & Jonson would be a pretty good name for a band!

chewingwords said...

Oh. Em. Gee. THAT is abso-flippin-lutely hilarious. RayBans and peach colored t-shirts beneath seersucker sports coats crooning about elegies and fleas.