"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, July 15, 2015
A Baby Pillow Stitched by Alice Bell Costner
She had ridden in covered wagons from Mississippi to the Panhandle of Oklahoma Territory and back to Mississippi after statehood, then back again during World War One. I don't know that she ever was in an ox-drawn covered wagon. They had been common during the half century before her birth.