Malia wrote:By "snooty" I mean that he was a bit of an elitist. He looked down on Hawthorne (I believe in part because Hawthorne didn't write in a style Emerson appreciated) and from what I heard from American Literature scholars on an NPR radio show once, liked to hear himself talk. . .a lot! Sort of like the aging Wordsworth, I guess. It reminds me of that story where Keats was visiting Wordsworth's house once and while Wordsworth was in one of the middle of his monologues, Keats tried to say something and Wordsworth's wife put a hand on Keats's and said, "Mr. Wordsworth is never interrupted."
Saturn wrote:One of my favourite songs ever...such beautiful lyrics I wish I had written this.
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