Friday, June 26, 2015

On “true method”

There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method.

Herman Melville, Moby-Dick (1851).
Also from Moby-Dick
“Nothing exists in itself”
Nantucket ≠ Illinois
“Round the world!”

comments: 2

MK said...

But which enterprises are they?

Michael Leddy said...

For Ishmael, it seems to be the telling of his story.