a fool in the forest


  • A fool, a fool! I met a fool i' the
    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
    In good set terms and yet a motley

    As You Like It,
    Act II, Scene 7

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

    Les Fleurs du Mal,

    [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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    January 01, 2013


    Susan Scheid

    Ah, I have been waiting eagerly for this, and, as always, you do NOT disappoint!

    George M. Wallace

    Thank you, Susan. It was a bear to write this year, not because of the quality of the music (which was great!) but because of certain lackadaisical qualities of the blogger. It feels good to have gotten it done.

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