Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.
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Sunday, 18 January 2015

"Monarchs...

...are slaves to their rank." - Schiller, Maria Stuart*.
Presidents, prelates, prime-ministers and Putin, too.
Only the pathetically, nauseatingly and self-servingly aspiring are not.

*Compared with this masterpiece, Shakespeare's "history plays" are crass.
Shakespeare thought himself a poet rather than a playwright.
He was thus also an acute judge of literature.

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