Tuesday, September 29, 2009

hopelessly holding up hope

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

There, then, he sat, holding up that imbecile candle in the heart of that almighty forlornness. There, then, he sat, the sign and symbol of a man without faith, hopelessly holding up hope in the midst of despair.

- Herman Melville, Moby Dick, 1851


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