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Renewing Troy — recurrent inspiration:

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Nietzschean tension - archer, city, trainyard (mini)

You are well ventured to Odysseus' gates
into many-layered Troynovant,
the city of nobly recurring knowledge.
  

  

You promised once, a progeny divine
Of Romans, rising from the Trojan line,
In after times should hold the world in awe,
And to the land and ocean give the law.

  
  Virgil
  The Aeneid

  
  

For noble Britons sprang from Trojans bold,
And Troynovant was built of Troyes' ashes cold.

  Edmund Spenser
  The Faerie Queene
  
  

What is Truth? said jesting Pilate;
and would not stay for an answer.

  Francis Bacon
  The Essays: Of Truth

  
Girl with red hat, books (Alice Luella Fidler) The history of mankind would be far too stupid a thing if it had not had the intellect of the powerless injected into it: —

    Friedrich Nietzsche
    First Essay, #7
    On the Genealogy of Morality

Knight's moves
into the Interior:

Open book, quill pen featured index:
Coining at Troynovant
quantifying value into commodity;
true coin, false coin,
enterprise & economics

featured essay:
Pilots' Proverbs
Parental Wisdom
Brought Down to Earth

featured review:
Prelude to Greatness
Lincoln in the 1850s
  

Many Volumes of Good Wishes In these great times
which I knew when they were this small ...
  
  Karl Kraus
  In These Great Times
  Vienna, November 1914

  
  
Corruption swims within Cynicism,
as fattening fish within their nurturing sea.
  
  Maxims for Despots
  The Sly Tyrant's Handbook

  

Expectations, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1885
 

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