"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."
Sunday, April 17, 2011
William H. Gilman, great Melville and Emerson scholar
One of the students of Stanley T. Williams in the 1940s, the last great decade of scholarship at Yale, before Charles Feidelson "replaced" Williams.