[Milton-L] Milton and popular culture, a distant echo

Jameela Lares Jameela.Lares at usm.edu
Thu Oct 18 16:16:29 EDT 2012

The line is from "L'Allegro," of course, not the masque.

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Then of course there's

Boys and girls together, me and Mamie O'Rourke
Tripped the light fantastic on the sidewalks of New York.

I had no idea what that line meant until I read "Comus."


On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Steve Fallon <sfallon at nd.edu<mailto:sfallon at nd.edu>> wrote:
Come, and trip it as ye go
On the light fantastic toe.


Click play

Steve Fallon

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