9430Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Inkjet/Letterpress Paper
- Mar 1, 2008Hi Lisa,
I don't happen to agree. I think he was a blow hard who happened to have
influential friends that got his work preserved. His writings remind me
very much of the mindless blogs that clutter the internet today.
Usually they are written by people who, for some unknown reason, think
their opinion is more valuable than anyone else's. He was the Britney
Spears of his generation. Our opinion of his era has been shaped by his
scatological ramblings and I, for one, think more of the general
populace than that. Perhaps I am a romantic.
Lisa Davidson wrote:
> I don't get the Pepys reference. Is he not a wonderful source, or do
> you mean he's just not contemporary?
>>> The thing to remember is that blogging has been going on for
>>> but only those important enough to be re-read have been printed.
>> I am
>>> referring, of course, to diarists, a wonderful source of
>>> material for historians, Samuel Pepys aside <grin>.
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