"The Bostonians are ..." Quote of Edgar Allan Poe

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Bostonians are really, as a race, far inferior in point of anything beyond mere intellect to any other set upon the continent of North America. They are decidedly the most servile imitators of the English it is possible to conceive.

Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1845), U.S. poet, critic, short-story writer. letter, Feb. 14, 1849.