Thursday, February 11, 2010

Daily Dose

From Table-Talk, to Which Are Added Imaginary Conversations of Pope and Swift, by Leigh Hunt


There is much resemblance to humanity in the bear. I would not make invidious comparisons; but travellers as well as poets have given us beautiful accounts of the maternal affections of the bear; and furthermore, the animal resembles many respectable gentlemen whom we could name."

From Bears and Their Hunters

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