Marvell & Donne

Kyla Tornheim kyla at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Fri Jul 14 17:17:07 EDT 2000


On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, Tanaqui wrote:
> I suppose by sensuality, you mean human physical affection? bah. It just means
> engaged with the input from the senses. It's come to have its amorous connection
> just as libido and carnality have drifted (who fancies a chunk of beef?).

Thomasina: Septimus, what is carnal embrace?
Septimus: Carnal embrace is the act of throwing one's arms about a side of
beef.
			--Tom Stoppard, "Arcadia"

Any misquotation is due to a) my fallible memory and b) the mysterious
absence of the book from the shelves of the library. Great play, btw. It's
about practically everything under the sun and mixes two time periods in a
brilliant way.

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Cordelia: Is Mr. I'm-the-lead-singer-I'm-so-great-I-don't-
	have-to-show-up-for-my-date-or-even-call gonna be there?
Oz: Yeah, you know, he's just goin' by "Devon" now. 
		--"Halloween," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"


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