'Ubu Roi " is the gesticulation of a young savage of the woods, and is his manner of expressing his disapproval of ... Ubu may be indeed " un sac a vices, une outre a vins, une poche a bile, un empereur romain de la decadence, ...'
The Saturday review of politics, literature, science and art: Volume 82, 1896
this article by Symons is later incorporated in:
STUDIES IN SEVEN ARTS
(LONDON: ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND COMPANY, LTD. 1906)