Sunday, December 28, 2008

Nothing to say but this seems to say it all

"America is now wholly given over to a damned mob of scribbling women, and I should have no chance of success while the public taste is occupied with their trash – and should be ashamed of myself if I did succeed.”
-Nathaniel Hawthorne

I found this on The Junky's Wife blog and it cracked me up. Count me among the damned mob of scribbling women.


Syd said...

So there were blogs back then too? Funny.

Gabriella Moonlight said...

Yes count me in that damned mob of scribbling women....LOL oh and I love Syd's comment too! LOL!


Anonymous said...

Love that quote. Until I read the attribution I assumed it was from some modern male pundit.

Of course, then I Googled it and found this:

I raise my glass (of sparkling cider) to that damned mob...