"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."
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Mississippi Cousins--How they Buried Margaret Adams Ewart--3 Quarts of Rum--3 Gallons of Whiskey, &c
So we should not believe everything they said about Presbyterians? Think of the story of Margaret Adams Ewart's sister-in-law & cousin Margaret Ewart Adams's surprise at arriving at King's Mountain on her unruly stallion (having ridden thru Tory lands) and finding the men passing around a jug and playing cards.