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.
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011
150 Years Ago Today -- War!!!
Today marks the onset of open hostilities in the American Civil War. Here's the news that greeted people in Philadelphia on that day.