Tag Archives: Emotion

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 … Continue reading

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The Stars Have Not Dealt Me The Worst They Could Do

The stars have not dealt me the worst they could do: My pleasures are plenty, my troubles are two. But oh, my two troubles they reave me of rest, The brains in my head and the heart in my breast. … Continue reading

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