To clarify: the title is excerpted from Act 1 of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. The full quote goes:
"Light, seeking light, doth light of light beguile;
So ere you find where light in darkness lies,
Your light grows dark by losing of your eyes."
It's a warning against spending too much of your life in scholarly pursuits.
Day By Day
Monday, November 12, 2007
Only Eighteen Days Left
Until Jacques Barzun turns 100. Just enough time for you to go out and buy one of his many books and read it.