Day 129: May 9 – What Is Reading But Silent Conversation?

~ The Park of Versailles

Wisdom 

The reading of good books is like a conversation with the best men of past centuries – in fact like a prepared conversation, in which they reveal their best thoughts.

~ Descartes, Discourse on Method

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Wit

What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?

What Happened

1936: Italian soldiers capture Addis Ababa in Ethiopia and annexes the country.

1941: British ships capture the German submarine U-110 along with its Enigma encoding machine.

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