"In order that the mind may not be taxed, moreover, by the manifold and confused reading of so many such things, and in order to prevent the escape of something valuable that we have read, heard, or discovered through the process of thinking itself, it will be found very useful to entrust to notebooks ... those things which seem noteworthy and striking."
[Commonplace books: Thomas Farnaby, 17th-century]
Light, seeking light, doth light of light beguile; So ere you find where light in darkness lies, Your light grows dark by losing of your eyes.
Posted by rebeccap on 01.06.2010
But that your royalty holds idleness your subject, I should take you for idleness itself.
Posted by stronzo on 06.29.2008
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