"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, July 28, 2013
The Badge of the Society of the Cincinnati--about which Melville wrote in some late prose sketches
Can anyone find a copy of the paper on the Cincinnati by Henry Thayer Drowne which was published in the Providence Journal on 6 July 1878?