Agreeable eye.

an eudæmonistarchives

obsolescence

The truth is, unless a man can get the prestige and income of a Don and write donnish books, it’s hardly worth while for him to make a Greek and Latin machine of himself and be able to spin you out pages of the Greek dramatists at any verse you’ll give him as a cue. That’s all very fine, but in practical life nobody does give you the cue for pages of Greek. In fact it’s a nicety of conversation which I would have you attend to…

(2003.81, p. 177)


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