Friday, July 20, 2007

Hope springs eternal in the human breast;
Man never Is, but always To be blessed:
The soul, uneasy and confined from home,
Rests and expatiates in a life to come.

-Alexander Pope,
An Essay on Man, Epistle I, 1733

For the pedantic:

ex·pa·ti·ate(x-spash-she-ate)
intr.v. ex·pa·ti·at·ed, ex·pa·ti·at·ing, ex·pa·ti·ates
1. To speak or write at length: expatiated on the subject until everyone was bored.
2. To wander freely.

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