"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."
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Jacob McGee and Horse Shoe Bend, where more Indians (Creeks) were killed than in any other battle with the whites
42 years after he died, Elizabeth Richardson McGee, in applying for a War of 1812 Widow's pension, testified that he stated that he had been at the Horse Shoe.