"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
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
9-11 in Amherst and the Upper Pioneer Valley
North Amherst Farmhouse: quiet commemoration on the anniversary weekend