Consider the Implications

Wed Dec 8, 2004

An edition of the Earl of Rochester’s Sodom is expected to fetch nearly \$65K or so at auction. In the fifth act, the dictator Bolloxinion threatens “to invade heaven and bugger the gods” (Richard Elias: “Political Satire in Sodom,” Studies in English Literature. 18.3 [Summer 1978]: 434).