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Re: Shakespeare quote

Posted by Anders on April 01, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Shakespeare quote posted by Anders on April 01, 2003

I entered the URL in the optional URL box below, but it doesn't seem to be there. So, here it comes (again): http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/jonson/benshake.htm

: These are the words of Ben Jonson. Actually, the exact quote is slightly different, viz. "He was not of an age, but for all time!" Cf. URL.
: Best
: Anders
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: : Does anyone know the origin of the quote:

: : "Shakespeare is not of an age but of all time".

: : For some reason I think that Churchill might have said it, however he seems a rather random source for such a statement!