"That truth should be silent I had almost forgot"--Enobarbus in ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, back in Rome after having been too long in Egypt.---------
Melville's PIERRE, Book 4, chapter 5: "Something ever comes of all persistent inquiry; we are not so continually curious for nothing."
Friday, April 15, 2011
Hershel Parker and Mark Niemeyer, Christmas 1994
This was the Christmas in which the noble Mark Niemeyer read printouts of 30 chapters of the first volume of Parker's biography of Melville.