January 9th, 2013


the alphabet


«“Well, Pip”, said Joe, “be it so or be it son’t, you must be a common scholar afore you can be a oncommon one, I should hope! The king upon his throne, with his crown upon his ed, can’t sit and write his acts of Parliament in print, without having begun, when he were a unpromoted Prince, with the alphabet - ah!”»

- Charles Dickens, GREAT EXPECTATIONS (no Kindle)