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Quotation by Percy Bysshe Shelley
The odious and disgusting aristocracy of wealth is built upon the ruins of all that is good in chivalry or republicanism; and luxury is the forerunner of a barbarism scarcely capable of cure.
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822), British poet. A note, in Queen Mab, A Vindication of Natural Diet (1813).
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