"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, November 8, 2015
Leon Howard would have been 112.
The year before ZSF retired from a big midwestern school he is said to have observed sadly that in another year all the really eminent men would be gone.