"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, April 17, 2016
From the local paper this morning. Mourners of this 83 yr old man must want this passed on.
There is absolutely nothing else like this in the lengthy obit and no subsequent reference to it. Your guess as to the tone is as good as mine. I prefer to take it almost literally.