"In fiction, the principles are given, to find the facts: in history, the facts are given, to find the principles; and the writer who does not explain the phenomena as well as state them performs only one half of his office."
Thomas Babington Macaulay, "History," Edinburgh Review, 1828
Friday, January 3, 2014
Back to Blogging: Return to (and from) the Lists
Bookplate: woodcut by Georg Barlösius (1864-1908) for the Berlin publisher-bookseller Richard Schröder, 1901.
Woodcut on laid paper; image dimensions 8 x 11 cm.
For a more extensive description, see the new Tumblr, where I will now be posting large images and short pieces.
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2013 was certainly a complex and challenging year. I am happy to see the end of it and hope that 2014 brings better prospects.