The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: russian

properly instructive (2)

22 December 2009, around 1.07.

How to behave in a library.

stulta navis

27 January 2015, around 5.21.

in which culture achieves its apotheosis and history is denied

Citation (53)

25 January 2016, around 15.43.

the ship of fools…

what counts

5 April 2017, around 18.44.

The walk to work takes an hour to cover approximately three miles. This is a bit slow, perhaps, but given the uncertain state of draw bridges, traffic signals, and my own ambling pace, it feels about right. It gives me plenty of time to think – about the day ahead, about anything at all. The […]

so to speak

12 August 2020, around 6.43.

A scene from Rousseau’s Confessions1 We were walking away from the bookstore, where we had just purchased a second copy (with a nicer cover) of Nabokov’s translation of and commentary on Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin, and to pass the time before dinner we talked about Pushkin’s short stories. PF mentioned that Pushkin was noted for his […]

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