pandemo (pandemo) wrote,

On Exuberance -- Superior Chaucer Insight

"My west window," says the ancient Canon D'Ascoyne, showing a visitor around his ancient church, "has all of the..." he searches for the mot juste, "exuberance of Chaucer, without any of the... concomitant crudities."
    -- Vincent Canby, "Sir Alec: Amid the Laurels, Very Hardy", New York Times, April 25, 1983
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