"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, January 10, 2016
Printers ask us to compose short new passage for MOBY-DICK. Why the hell not?
Note at bottom left says: "Can customer add to text which will assist us in making one line, as was the original intention. Please see author's proof."