"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."
Friday, July 24, 2015
The Words of Andrew Costner 1913-2001
He led a long and good life and the only words he is remembered for were spoken around 1915:
MAMMA PAPPA ONY LEE FORGOT TO BRING THE CHAMBER IN!
Spoken in a rush, but meant to be understood as "Mamma, Pappa--Ony and Lee forgot to bring the chamber in."