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This weekend’s installment of the Wall Street Journal’s excellent Masterpiece series examines “To His Coy Mistress” (c. 1650s) by Andrew Marvell. First, Marvell’s marvelous poem (via the Poetry Foundation): To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell Had we but world … Continue reading
From our William Wordsworth desk It was the Missus who pointed out that Wednesday’s Boston Globe front-page photo looked like an Edward Hopper painting. Close-up: Just like Hopper: Bleak, ambiguous, ominous.