"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 26, 2018
How an old writer knows he is alive--He receives page proofs
for the piece on North Carolina women who talked back to the Tories, for the annual hardback volume of THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.