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Quotation by Charles Dickens
"Epic poem,—ten thousand lines—revolution of July—composed it on the spot—Mars by day, Apollo by night,—bang the field-piece, twang the lyre."
Charles Dickens (1812–1870), British novelist. Mr. Alfred Jingle in The Pickwick Papers, ch. 2, p. 11 (1837).
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