Brander Matthews

There is a homely directness about these rustic apothegms which makes them far more palatable than the strained and sophisticated epigrams of the characters of Oscar Wilde’s plays, who are ever striving strenuously to dazzle us with verbal pyrotechnics.

“There is a homely directness about these rustic apothegms which makes them far more palatable than the strained and sophisticated epigrams of the characters of … Read More