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Thread #138735   Message #3187330
Posted By: Big Al Whittle
14-Jul-11 - 07:25 AM
Thread Name: Do purists really exist?
Subject: RE: Do purists really exist?
'Very few people 'got' Blake at the time, but how things have changed.'

reminds me a little bit of the Max Beerbohm short story Enoch Soames - about an unsuccessful poet who sold his soul to the devil to visit the British museum in fifty years time and see if people 'got' him yet. When he looked hismself up, it just said Enoch Soames - character in a Max Beerbohm short story.