"Quid Rides? De te fabula narratur." Horácio.

segunda-feira, agosto 21, 2006

Summer Reading III


"In a place like this one might see the Siren."
I was delighted with him for thus falling into the key of his surroundings. We had been left together in a magic world, apart from all the commonplaces that are called reality, a world of blue whose floor was the sea and whose walls and roof of rock trembled with the sea's reflections. Here only the fantastic would be tolerable, and it was in that spirit I echoed his words, "One might easily see the Siren."

E. M. Forster, The Story of the Siren