Tuesday, July 27, 2021


Not Altogether Fruitless

Poggio Bracciolini, Letters I.8 (to Niccolò Niccoli, tr. Phyllis Walter Goodhart Gordan):
But this reading of mine is not altogether fruitless. I learn a little something every day, even if only superficially, and this is the reason why my love of Greek literature has come back so strong...

nec est tamen omnino inutilis haec lectio; disco aliquid in diem, saltem superficie tenus, et haec est causa potissime, cur amor graecarum litterarum redierit...

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