Speed of Life
Studio notes from the contemporary painter Gregg Chadwick
Tuesday, November 29, 2005
A Scribe's Pleasure
A scribe was asked, "What is pleasure?"
He answered, "Parchment, papers, shiny ink, and a cleft reed pen."
A card bearing this quotation sits in a glass case among precious manuscripts and instruments of writing at the McGill Library in Montreal.
Magnificent Octopus reports on this fascinating exhibit:
Scribes, Scholars & Conservators
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