Tuesday, February 08, 2005

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The Economist is running an unsigned review of David Herlihy's Bicycle: The History in their Feb 5th-11th issue. Regarding the late 19th century, which saw an explosion in bicycle technology and popularity, they say:

Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive.

Fantastic sentence.

4 Comments:

At Apr 20, 2005, 12:40:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said:

"Bliss it was that dawn to be alive" being of course a quote of the great English poet William Wordsworth referring to the French Revolution.

 
At Apr 20, 2005, 11:58:00 PM, Blogger Micah said:

Hey, nice catch. I never would have known.

 
At Nov 23, 2005, 3:11:00 AM, Anonymous Roy Suggs said:

What it could be useful for?

 
At Nov 23, 2005, 9:43:00 AM, Blogger Micah said:

The bicycle? Nothing, probably. I'm sure it's just a fad.

 

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