"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."
Sunday, September 6, 2015
Uncle James Johnston on the Brass Monument at King's Mountain
When Republican presidential candidates are behaving lawlessly, it's good to look at a great man who led his in-laws and friends at King's Mountain. He had something higher in mind in 1780 than pervasive lawlessness among politicians.