"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."
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
William Cocke--Tarring and Feathering a Brit recruiter before the Revolution
From Pat Alderman's THE OVERMOUNTAIN MEN
Why did no one write a biography of this impetuous, ambitious, and controversial man who married Grandma Sims? Are there no direct descendants with records, letters from Jefferson and Jackson, at least?