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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    March 23, 2008

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    Jeff

    I'm reasonbly certain that the Cornell you include here is a collage and not a box.

    Orbit Rain

    ...is it a surprise to some people that squirrels can be kept as pets?

    Linda

    Glad to see a squirrel in a different pose! Did you notice that most of your previous squirrels are in the exact same pose? I think they are the same squirrel! Who is copying who?

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