Angels Biscuits; "Civilization is judged by prisoner treatment"

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Tue May 25 13:27:13 UTC 2004

For a different slant on this particular saying, Oscar Wilde, as he was being
sent to prison in 1895, said to the prison warden, "If this is the way Queen
Victoria treats her convicts, she doesn't deserve to have any."

quoted in Richard M. Kain _Dublin in the age of William Butler Yeats and
James Joyce_  Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1962, no ISBN.

      - James A. Landau

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