Shakespeare quote

Posted by Anders on April 01, 2003

In Reply to: 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): 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
: : 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!