Civilization: Alan Bennett


Is this what we were promised when we emerged from the Dark Ages? Is this Civilization? I’m only thankful Kenneth Clark isn’t here to see it.

Alan Bennett

Habeas Corpus (1973)
The image is ‘The Triumph of Civilization’ by Jacques Réattu (1760-1833) via Wikimedia


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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