On Jul 4, 2009, at 6:17 PM, Ursula Stange wrote:
kills flies like a wanton boyThat last line of yours, David, put me in mind of long-ago-Larry's post once about how the boys were throwing the stones in fun, but the frogs were dying in earnest.US. in CA
I remember. It's one of the few lines from Shakespeare that sticks in my forgetful head. "As flies to wanton boys are we to the gods; They kill us for their sport."
I can't remember, have I recommended the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre production of King Lear?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_6F7t8X_CI David Ritchie, not currently staying in the Edward Lear Hotel, London (there really is one)