Marx Engels Correspondence 1866

Engels to Marx


Source: Marx Engels On Literature and Art, Moscow 1976;
Transcribed: by Andy Blunden.

December 21, 1866

Old Horace reminds me in places of Heine, who learned so much from him and who was also au fond quite as much a scoundrel politice. Imagine this honest man, who challenges the vultus instantis tyranni and grovels before Augustus. Apart from this, the foul-mouthed old so and so is still very lovable.