"But his imagination [Ignatius Sancho's] is wild and extravagant, escapes incessantly from every restraint of reason and taste, and, in the course of its vagaries, leaves a tract of thought as incoherent and eccentric, as is the course of a meteor through the sky."
— Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)
Emisu gar t'aretes apoainutai europa Zeus
Haneros, eut' an min kata doulion ema elesin.
Od. 17. 323.
Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day
Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away.