"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."
Thursday, January 10, 2013
PBS's Electric Lights in 1830s Charleston in ABOLITIONISTS
It was distracting to see a wall sconce with the globe facing down. It was also unbelievable that a Charleston girl would speak to her mother like a 1960s or 1970s girl. Then the program got better.