The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

September 2010

weak tea and memory

10 September 2010, around 19.50.

Strong tea makes you weak, weak tea makes you strong

From Asterios Polyp, in a passage on memory.

have a rest

13 September 2010, around 12.00.

in the mountains

Tuck the blanket around your feet,
lean back in your deck chair.

Go and have a rest.

Crambe repetita (17)

15 September 2010, around 12.00.

The cellist was hunched over the instrument which he clutched between his knees, his head bowed forward, his coarse features assuming an involuntary expression of disgust at the more mannerist moments; another leaned over his double bass, fingering it with the same domestic patience with which he might have peeled a cabbage…

—Marcel Proust,
(The Captive, p. 334)

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