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What a Piece of Work is a Man – Withnail & I

via Withnail & I Hamlet – YouTube.

I have of late – but wherefore I know not – lost all my mirth; and indeed it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame, the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory; this most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o’erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire, why, it appeareth nothing to me but a foul and pestilent congregation of vapours. What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculties! How like an angel in apprehension! How like a god! The beauty of the world! The paragon of animals! Yet to me, what is this quintessence of dust? Man delights not me: no, nor women neither. Nor women neither…

When it is raining in Oxford Street, the architecture is no more important than the rain

“When it is raining in Oxford Street, the architecture is no more important than the rain.”

Peter Cook, Living Arts 2