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, October 06, 2008
Word of the Day
There are so very many opportunities to apply it during this most horrible of election seasons:
Laidly -- c.1300, Scottish and northern English variant of loathly "hideous, repulsive."