Comedy and Tragedy: Horace Walpole


This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel

Horace Walpole 4th Earl of Orford (24 September 1717 – 2 March 1797)

Letter to Anne, Countess of Ossory, on 16 August 1776

The illustration is Portrait of Domenica Morghen as Tragedy and Maddalena Volpato as Comedy by Angelica Kauffmann.


About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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