Agreeable eye.

an eudæmonistarchives

fruits & spoils

The nourishing fruit of the historically understood contains time as a precious but tasteless seed.1
While content and language form a certain unity in the original, like a fruit and its skin, the language of the translation envelops its content like a royal robe with ample folds.2

– Walter Benjamin

  1. Illuminations, ‘Theses on the Philosophy of History’, XVII, p. 263. []
  2. Illuminations, ‘The Task of the Translator’, p. 75 []


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