Aubrey Beardsley Quote

When an Englishman has professed his belief in the supremacy of Shakespeare amongst all poets, he feels himself excused from the general study of literature. He also feels himself excused from the particular study of Shakespeare.


Table Talk" p. 63 - Under the Hill and Other Essays (1904)

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When an Englishman has professed his belief in the supremacy of Shakespeare amongst all poets, he feels himself excused from the general study of...

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When an Englishman has professed his belief in the supremacy of Shakespeare amongst all poets, he feels himself excused from the general study of...

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When an Englishman has professed his belief in the supremacy of Shakespeare amongst all poets, he feels himself excused from the general study of...

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When an Englishman has professed his belief in the supremacy of Shakespeare amongst all poets, he feels himself excused from the general study of...