Sunday, May 26, 2013

We'll Huff and We'll Puff...

My cousin Dave, away from New England near 70 years now, takes delight in his latest discovery:
“Never forget that it is we New Yorkers and New Englanders who have the monopoly of whatever oxygen there is in the American continent.”
Van Wyck Brooks.  My  mother had ol' Brooksie on display in the living room, as a mark of intellectual distinction.  I wonder how many people have any idea today who he was.

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