Here inside the Cave, I can only see the shadows of what’s outside.
The orthographic differences between the First and Second Folios are surprisingly significant — especially in Coriolanus.
Louis XV’s Après moi, le déluge was eerily prescient. The French Revolution, after all, did end in the Reign of Terror.
I, personally, would characterize John Stuart Mill as the consummate intellect without a soul.
The problem of modernism isn’t its aesthetics; it’s that only the erudite can fully appreciate it.