"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."
Monday, March 20, 2017
Strange Day--21 year old book incorporated in NEW YORKER and now a long chat with John Perry Barlow
about Gene Autry, Willie Nelson, and F. D. Reeve, and the Internet.
Invited him to come down and help me proofread the new Norton MOBY-DICK against the 1851 American edition.