"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, December 17, 2012
A Shout-Out from Sendak and a Shout-Out to Him
In fragments of newspapers which the street boys are using to cover their heads and insulate their bodies in WE ARE ALL IN THE DUMPS with JACK AND GUY, a farewell to Jim Marshall, a tribute to two musicians, and a gesture to me, "PARKER WORKS." Permission to reproduce this fragment not yet applied for.
Maurice is in MELVILLE BIOGRAPHY: AN INSIDE NARRATIVE, all words written before he died. I'm sorry he never saw them.