Friday, December 18, 2009

only mediocrities develop

stupidity is not my strong point. i have seen many persons; i have visited several countries; i have taken part in various enterprises without liking them; i have eaten nearly every day....

paul valéry - monsieur teste - 1896
(la soirée avec monsieur teste)

(title - old man wilde)
(will be absent for some 2 weeks - immersion in mr. ripley, tow(l)ers of light (or, owlers), catastrophes, and the birth of christ)

1 comment:

the art of memory said...

n. 1. (O. Eng. Law) The offense of transporting wool or sheep out of England contrary to the statute formerly existing.