a fool in the forest

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  • A fool, a fool! I met a fool i' the
        forest,
    A motley fool; a miserable world!
    As I do live by food, I met a fool
    Who laid him down and bask'd him
        in the sun,
    And rail'd on Lady Fortune in good
        terms,
    In good set terms and yet a motley
        fool.

    As You Like It,
    Act II, Scene 7

    L'homme y passe à travers des
        forêts de symboles
    Qui l'observent avec des regards
        familiers.

    Les Fleurs du Mal,
    “Correspondances”

    [T]here is almost no subject-matter, and what little one can disentangle is foolish....
    One would call the style verbose, except that by definition verbosity is the use of words in excess of the occasion, and there seems to be no occasion.

    Yvor Winters,
    Forms of Discovery, Ch. 7


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    November 27, 2006

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    Cowtown Pattie

    Haven't seen this one...cool beans!


    You say "colour" and I say "color"....spish splash

    Rick

    Kubrick was a master at associating musical pieces with visuals in a way that embedded them in our conciousness forever. The obvious one is Also Sprach Zarathustra from 2001, but Vera Lynn singing We'll Meet Again in Strangelove is also firmly implanted. Yee Haaaa!

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