Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Piercing clarity ...

... in this Cyril Connolly quote from Terry Teachout's Almanac.

"... the sadness that falls like dew from pleasure ..." How terribly true.

Terry also reviews a bit of Philadelphia: Coming and going.


  1. Anonymous3:49 PM

    Re TT's visit to Philadelphia, I never knew the historic district was called "Old Town".
    Could he have meant, Old City?

  2. Indeed, you are right. He is confusing Old City in Philadelphia with Old Town in Chicago.