Disraeli is Milton’s Satan set loose in Tennyson’s rookery, the energy principle that helps keep the landscape around him from being merely pious....and I started gagging on the pretentiousness. And it gets worse from there. Too bad. But, hey, if that sort of stuff appeals to you, feel free to read the whole thing.
Tuesday, June 27, 2006
I was all excited when I saw that the New Yorker had a review essay on Benjamin Disraeli, then I ran into sentences like this one:
Posted by Tom at 10:55 AM