Monday 25 September 2023

Strange Things

John Florio, His firste fruites (London: by Thomas Dawson, 1578), fol.52r-52v:

By readyng, many things are learned, who wyl haue good counsel, let him reade, who wil see, and heare strange things, let him reade
Gilbert K. Chesterton, Heretics (London: The Bodley Head, 1909), p.60:
Truth, of course, must of necessity be stranger than fiction, for we have made fiction to suit ourselves.