Monday, August 12, 2019

Daily Dose

From Don Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes, translated by Tobias Smollett


"'I have never as yet seen, in any book of chivalry, an intire body of a fable, with all its members so proportioned, as that the middle corresponds with the beginning, and the end is suitable to both; on the contrary, one would think the author's intention is commonly to form a chimera or monster, instead of a figure well proportioned in all its parts.'"

From Volume 1, Book IV, Chapter XX

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