Marvell & Donne

Jacob Proffitt Jacob at Proffitt.com
Fri Jul 14 18:39:07 EDT 2000


On Fri, 14 Jul 2000 17:17:07 -0400 (EDT), Kyla Tornheim wrote:

>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.

You've just described every Stoppard play I've ever heard of.  I *love* the
movie made from "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead".  Wonderful movie.

Jacob
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