Wednesday, May 16, 2012

And in closing...

The blog is more than tragically neglected; it is past. What's future, we know not. I'm in a Miltonic mood, and had thought to leave you, gentle reader, with the blind poet's last elegiac lines from "Lycidas."
And now the Sun had stretch'd out all the hills,
And now was dropt into the Western bay;
At last he rose, and twitch'd his Mantle blew:
To morrow to fresh Woods, and Pastures new.
But possibly that's a little too on the nose, as they say in Hollywood. 
So here are some other lines from Milton, lines that I first typed out and pinned to my bulletin board when I was a fresh young editorial director at Henry Holt in 1990-something, and now no longer need to pin up because now there's the internet, and because I have them by heart. 

For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth; and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. 
Books may have shape-shifted since Johnny Milton's time, but oh may those dragon's teeth spring up for ever! 


Rob Polk said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Anonymous said...

I just like the valuable info you provide for your articles. I will bookmark your weblog and test again right here frequently. I'm quite sure I will be told many new stuff right right here! Best of luck for the next!

My blog:

Anonymous said...

thanks for the info very nice gan
obat fungsi ginjal menurun

rima subekti said...

Your article is very nice and helpful to me also inspire
Obat Radang Sendi Tulang Kaki Dan Tangan
Obat Pengencer Darah Kenaal Sering Kesemutan

vicky vomite said...

Trima Kaish ya infonya

Obat TBC Kelenjar
Obat TBC Paru Tradisional
Obat Maag Akut
Obat Sperma Encer
Obat Maag Kronis
Obat Sperma Kosong

widia bobop said...

gejala kanker payudara

widia jaman said...

obat yang bisa membantu anda dalam menyembuhkan bebagai penyakit
obat usus bocor yang aman

mustofa ahmad said...

Slimming Capsule is a slimming drug that is safe, natural and fast so it is very effective at all for those who want to have a slim body

Slimming Kapsul Pelangsing

ifeel Edu said...

It could be gone very interesting for the post of matter
MBA course in Pune
MBA course in Mumbai
MBA Program
2 year MBA program
2 year PGDM program
MBA college in Pune
MBA college in Mumbai
2 Year PGDM Course in India
Best MBA institute
Top Residential Business Schools
Top B-Schools in Mumbai
Top MBA colleges in pune
Best MBA colleges in Pune
PGDM colleges in Mumbai
PGDM colleges in Pune
AICTE approved MBA colleges in pune
AICTE Approved MBA College
Best MBA college in mumbai & pune
Residential PGDM Program
Best placement in MBA
MBA placement

Pengobatan Alami Bronkitis said...

Kami menjual berbagai macam obat untuk segala macam penyakit yang diderita.
Silahkan anda pesan sebelum kehabisan.. ;)
Obat Rematik Kronis ,
Triflex Capsule ,
Obat TBC ,
Sperma Kosong ,
Obat Maag ,
Suplemen Alami ,
Chitosan Capsule ,
Ginkgo Biloba Plus Capsule ,
Hepatsure Capsuling
Obat Raja Singa
Jadi ayo segera di order sekarang juga...

Opik Taufik said...

This website is very good and the quality I've ever visited
Obat Stamina Pria Yang Aman

Opik Taufik said...

Obat Tradisional Sakit Maag

Opik Taufik said...

may we all always able to share, Thank you

Obat Stamina Aman
Obat Herbal Batuk Kering,Gatal, Berdahak
Pengobatan Liver Secara Alami

Nita said...

Obat Stamina Aman
Obat Herbal Batuk Kering,Gatal, Berdahak
Pengobatan Liver Secara Alami
Obat Pengecil Perut Sehabis Melahirkan
Obat Sakit Tenggorokan Berdahak
Obat Hepatitis Herbal Terampuh

Alisa Anatasya said...

thanks ats information. pobud thanksgiving
bintang jaya

Serba Serbi Kehidupan said...

All disease will of course there are drugs that can treat it. If no , then it is not there , but there is no suitable drug . But in the modern era , it is very unlikely it could happen . For by now it's been a lot of drugs to choose from , especially herbal medicine . Here are some drugs that you can choose :

Obat TBC Kelenjar Yang Alami | Cara Mengatasi TBC Kelenjar Di Leher | Pengobatan TBC Kelenjar | Obat TBC Tulang | Tips Mengobati TBC Kelenjar Secara Herbal | Obat Radang Paru-Paru | Suplemen Kebugaran Herbal | Obat Payudara Alami | Obat Penyakit Hiperlipidemia Yang Alami | Obat Herbal Untuk Prostat Hiperplasia | Obat Alami Osteoporosis

Unknown said...

thank you very useful article, also visit my website

Cara Mengobati Sakit Bahu

Unknown said...

thank you very useful information
Cara Mengobati Kaki Bengkak

Unknown said...

thank you very useful information

Cara Mengobati Kesemutan

Cara Mengobati Nyeri Otot

Cara Mengobati Badan Pegal Pegal

Cara Mengobati Sakit Punggung

Cara Mengobati Nyeri Lutut

Cara Mengobati Sakit Bahu

Cara Mengobati Keseleo

Cara Mengobati Kaki Bengkak

Cara Mengobati Pegal Linu

Cara Mengobati Encok

Unknown said...

Thanks for information


anggita nirbaya said...

Disini kami akan berbagi informasi tentang cara menggugurkan hamil dengan cepat dan akurat dengan menggunakan obat aborsi . Mungkin Anda adalah salah satu yang ingin mencari tahu obat penggugur kandungan yang aman dan terbukti ampuh , agar dapat membantu anda untuk melakukan proses cara mencegah kehamilan yang tidak Anda inginkan . Saat ini memang banyak sekali situs yang jual obat aborsi secara online . Namun anda harus lebih cermat dalam memilih . Misoprostol adalah obat menggugurkan kandungan terbaik untuk menginduksi rahim , dan ini bisa anda gunakan untuk memperlancar haid atau sebagai obat telat datang bulan untuk menggugurkan kandungan