Observations and maxims written over a thirty-year span by a longtime member of the senior faculty at St. John's College in Annapolis. Entries divide in a rough but ready way into two sorts: observations about our external world, well known to all but not always openly told; and sightings of internal vistas and omens, wherein the author looks at herself as a sample soul.
Eva Brann is a member of the senior faculty at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, where she has taught for more than forty years. Brann holds an M.A. in Classics and a Ph.D. in Archae-ology from Yale University. Her other books include "The Ways of Naysaying"; "What, Then, Is Time?"; and "The World of the Imagination." A volume of her selected essays, "The Past-Present," was published in 1997.