"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."
Monday, May 2, 2011
Go to any Southern Cemetery
In any Southern cemetery, many graves of young men who died in the Civil War along with a few from later wars, then several shiny new tombstones that strike at your heart.