"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
Sunday, December 25, 2016
Merry Christmas, 2016
Wishing a merry Christmas to all my readers who celebrate the holiday!
Here, from a past post, are two images of the Nativity from southwest German eighteenth-century bibles. (Full story.)