[Milton-L] Royal Birth and Milton

Matthew Jordan matthewjorda at gmail.com
Mon Jul 22 09:24:34 EDT 2013


Baby?! What Baby? Is there something we should know about here in London?
Been busy reading Claude Lefort . . .


On 22 July 2013 13:32, Harper, Dave LTC MIL USA USMA
<Dave.Harper at usma.edu>wrote:

> I think Milton's worry about the costs of monarchy were quite clear,
> although he didn't see 24-hour news coverage coming.
>
> "There will be a queen also of no less charge, in most likelihood
> outlandish and a papist, besides a queen mother such already, together with
> both their courts and numerous train; then a royal issue, and ere long
> severally their sumptuous courts, to the multiplying of a servile crew not
> of servants only but of nobility and gentry..." - Ready and Easy Way.
>
> Clearly the big problem with royalty is that they multiply in numerous
> ways, a strange abundance...
>
> But anyway, congrats to the Royal family.
>
> Dave Harper
> www.sharperspace.net
>
>
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