"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, March 16, 2015
I have to start using "desultorily" more often
"James had found another wing chair, and was desultorily sprawled across its wide arms. Perhaps to drive home the point, he yawned."