- Maeterlinck, The Treasure of the Humble
This is a companion quote to the Yeats quote of last week. It is the epigraph to Robert Musil's Young Torless, an important although not a very agreeable book.
Related (and highly recommended for luminous beauty) links are:
At the beginning, very appropriately on the aleph blog, a post with a lovely aphorism about the moment before plunging into the depths.
Afterward, looking back, a post on a room of one's own blog.
I love triangulations in the ether.