Quoted in "Nero" - Page 51 by Edward Champlin - History - 2003 Quotes about Nero
Seeing John Major govern the country is like watching Edward Scissorhands try to make balloon animals.simon hoggart
These, Sir Edward Coke says, are all the names of dignity in this kingdom (alluding to the peerage, baronetage and knights), esquires and gentlemen being only names of worship ."
Like environmentalists, politicians generally privilege flora and fauna over folks. (NIMBYs excepted. Senator Edward Kennedy is a not-in-my-backyard environmentalist: he opposes wind farms in Nantucket Sound, offshore from his Hyannis Port compound.)
Edward Gibbon: "In a distant age and climate, the tragic scene of the death of Husein will awaken the sympathy of the coldest reader."