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Kevin
12-27-2000, 11:48 AM
Has anyone ever heard of this essay on Beethoven's Eroica by H L. Mencken? Is it on the web or in a book - it feels as if I am about to go off on a Dr Suess rhyme. I'll refrain.

PDG
12-30-2000, 07:44 AM
I`m responding here coz I don`t like zeros in reply columns. Also, I like your taste in unusual women http://www.gyrix.com/~cgraye/ubb/confused.gif

I don`t think that this Mencken essay is on the web. He has written essays on just about everything that moves - have you heard good things about this Eroica effort?

Kevin
12-30-2000, 12:21 PM
Originally posted by PDG:
I`m responding here coz I don`t like zeros in reply columns. Also, I like your taste in unusual women http://www.gyrix.com/~cgraye/ubb/confused.gif

I don`t think that this Mencken essay is on the web. He has written essays on just about everything that moves - have you heard good things about this Eroica effort?


PDG, thank you for your merciful reply. That big 0 in the reply column can be a pretty big matzo ball hanging out there. It was excrutiating and yet, somehow stimulating. Yes, it was referred to in a couple of writings I have seen, including one on the web. Sounds interesting and he can be an insightful and witty writer.

~Leslie
12-31-2000, 11:03 AM
Kevin, PDG, Would it be possible to post this essay? I have a particular affinity to prose, and I have a feeling this may be a source of inspiration. ~

Kevin
01-01-2001, 12:18 PM
Originally posted by ~Leslie:
Kevin, PDG, Would it be possible to post this essay? I have a particular affinity to prose, and I have a feeling this may be a source of inspiration. ~


Yes, I think it would, but first we need to find it. I get the impression it may not be on the web, so then it may be in a book. Like you, I think it might be very inspiring and even insightful.