"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, November 24, 2013
When your grandmother has been burned out of her house by U S troops in 1810 and left to camp out in a makeshift shelter all winter . . . .
then you think about things a little harder, especially if you are part Choctaw and part Cherokee.