Thanksgiving Is Ruined
October 21, 2005
What did you see when you were there?
Not these long-dead folks. But that was OK.
Théophile Dondey, who changed his name, by anagram, to Philothée O'Neddy, used to claim that he was obliged to keep his glasses on at night, as he was so short-sighted that otherwise he would be unable to see his dreams.
Glimpses of the literary life of 1830s Paris, courtesy of Starkie's 1958 biography of Baudelaire.