"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."
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Rachel Maddow Screwed Up Last Night on Trump's Wanting to Earn a Purple Heart
Rachel is usually sensitive to language, but she blithely said that Trump has said that he had always wanted to earn a Purple Heart.
No, Rachel. He said he had always wanted to HAVE a Purple Heart.
There is all the world of difference.