December 3, 2007

Smith Precursor

Filed under: Literature — duncan @ 4:18 pm

“It may be that universal history is the history of the different intonations given a handful of metaphors.” – Borges.

“Come, seeling night
Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day,
And with thy bloody and invisible hand
Cancel and tear to pieces that great bond
Which keeps me pale.” – Macbeth

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