It would seem, therefore, that if we were to allow our readers, by virtue of being in the company of the historian, to eavesdrop on this interchange, we will have, in one scene, discharged two obligations; a sacrifice, if we may say so, to the god Brevity, whom all historians, indeed, all who work with the written word, ought to worship. We cannot say too little on this subject.
+6 Vote for this quoteVote against this quote 0
+ add attribution

submitted by jenphalian, May 16, 2014
Paarfi of Roundwood
This quote was added August 1, 2012.