Archive for October 20th, 2005

Day of Crankiness

I’ve mostly lost interest in griping about the liturgy. But I thought this at Mere Comments was funny. Sample:

On that day, Lord, when thou comest,
And our dreadful hymnals thumbest,
Smite the ugliest and dumbest.

It’s by Anthony Esolen, who’s no slouch of a versifier, having translated Dante–in rhyme, I believe, though I haven’t seen it.

Maclin Horton

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