Restoration Period

Famous quotes containing the words restoration and/or period:

    The King [Charles II] after the Restoration accused the poet, Edmund Waller, of having made finer verses in praise of Oliver Cromwell than of himself; to which he agreed, saying, that Fiction was the soul of Poetry.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    There is a period in the history of the individual, as of the race, when the hunters are the “best men,” as the Algonquins called them.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)