2015年12月30日 星期三

felicity, drown your sorrows,pub-crawl


"This light-filled scene of domestic harmony, with its emphasis on the mother’s responsibilities of child nurturing and caring for the home, embodies the ideal of domestic felicity that was so important to the Dutch in the seventeenth-century." — Arthur Wheelock, curator and head, Northern Baroque paintings
Pieter de Hooch, "The Bedroom," 1658/1660, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Widener Collection, 1942.9.33




Journeys | Oxford, England
A Pub Crawl Through the Centuries Jonathan Player for The New York Time

DR. JOHNSON declared a tavern seat “the throne of human felicity.” The Frenchman Hilaire Belloc, who spent his life in England, said: “When you have lost your inns, drown your empty selves. For you will have lost the last of England.”

drown your sorrows
to drink alcohol in order to forget your problems
pub-crawl ━━ n., vi. 〔英話〕 はしご酒(をする).a visit to several pubs, one after the other, having a drink or drinks at each one:
We went on a pub crawl on Saturday night.

fe・lic・i・ty


━━ n. 幸福, 至福; 幸福な物事; (表現の)うまさ; うまい表現.


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