of François Duc de La Rochefoucauld
. He was on the losing side in the Fronde
, and later became a luminary of the salons
of 17th century France, more particularly the salon
of Mme. de Sable
, who wrote a neat Maxim
or too, herself. Also on topic are Mots Français
and Four Essays on Writing and Sentences
by Peter Kalkavage.
A veritable potpourri of je ne sais quoi
: so, I'm just dinkin' around, looking things up from my wish list, compiled before I got online at home,
tonight's quest was 'Virgil Finlay
and I back into
this incredible virtual theme park devoted to the greatest living American science fiction author
(that lifted straight from my show's
, ahem, links
page, that), imo--no humble here and now--and it's got starcharts of the Oikumene
...gee, did I say it was a French site? And Rpgs and on and on and on...You 'could her nipples be any harder?'
Klingon forehead hair splitting color TV babies have no idea: the technology does not exist to take his work to screen. The man is the premiere prose stylist of the genre and this concept has merit, I tells ya...