"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."
Friday, June 2, 2017
1799 John Hackley's Memo to his will:
My Uncle and Aunt Barrow to keep the negroes they now have and then that they
be set free.