Wednesday, November 19, 2008

What We Have Come To, by Lord Dunsany

When the advertiser saw the cathedral spires over the downs in the
distance, he looked at them and wept.

"If only," he said, "this were an advertisement of Beefo, so nice, so
nutritious, try it in your soup, ladies like it."

2 comments:

The Celebrated Author said...

Um. What? Am I stupid or is it you?

Ethan said...

It's a very subtle commentary on modern attitudes and mindset, in the form of a very short story by a master story teller.