Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Herman Melville

Herman MelvilleA dozen decades ago today, Herman Melville passed on.

In Mardi: And A Voyage Thither he wrote:

Better be secure under one king, than exposed to violence from twenty millions of monarchs, though oneself be one of them.

1 comment:

xlbrl said...

Hell is a democracy of devils, where all are equals--