Sunday, August 16, 2009


Time will rust the sharpest sword,
Time will consume the strongest cord;
That which molders hemp and steel
Mortal arm and nerve must feel.
Harold the Dauntless [1817] canto I, stanza 4
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)

Sir Walter Scott used to be one of the most popular authors of all time; not just in his lifetime but even after he died. Back then, time always was considered the conquerer of people. These days, our solution is to speed up everything, as if that could keep the passage of time at bay. Perhaps.

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