Friday, June 7, 2013

Daily Dose

From Edward Lear: Selected Letters, edited by Vivian Noakes


"Now, as you will ask me my impressions of Venice, I may as well shock you a good thumping shock at once by saying I don't care a bit for it, & never wish to see it again."

From a letter to his sister, Ann Lear, dated Sat., 23rd. May, 1857 Venice, Hotel Europa

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