Wednesday, January 21, 2009

"Caviar, sturgeon, anchovies, pickled oysters"

Courtesy of Ivan, a persuasive contender for the best single bit of textual commentary in the entire English literary tradition, George Steevens' note on the Shakespearean line "How the devil luxury, with his fat rump and potatoe finger, tickles these together" (click on each page for a clearer view):

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