Wednesday, April 23, 2008


"[T]hat epithet would not have described her to circles in whose more precise vocabulary cleverness implies mere aptitude for knowing and doing, apart from character....She did not want to deck herself with knowledge - to wear it loose from the nerves and blood that fed her action; and if she had written a book she must have done it as Saint Theresa did, under the command of an authority that constrained her conscience." - George Eliot, Middlemarch (Penguin Classics), 86.

...There are a couple substantive posts in the works, but they must wait until marking is done.

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