Famous English Writers Famous Quotes & Sayings

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We have already shown by references to the contemporary drama that the plea of custom is not sufficient to explain Shakespeare's attitude to the lower classes, but if we widen our survey to the entire field of English letters in his day, we shall see that he was running counter to all the best traditions of our literature. From the time of Piers Plowman down, the peasant had stood high with the great writers of poetry and prose alike. Chaucer's famous circle of story-tellers at the Tabard Inn in Southwark was eminently democratic.William Shakespeare Famous English Writers Sayings By William Shakespeare: We have already shown by references to the contemporary drama that the plea of custom