NEW transformations by way of sheets of style to the Jekyll Static Site Gen.


OCTAVO1 has finally been updated and revised. Originally a theme for the Kirby CMS inspired by an article by Clive Thompson, Why 18th century books looked like smartphone screens2, it is now built for the Jekyll SSG. It shall soon be made...

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On the Gradual Production of Thoughts Whilst Speaking


For it is not we who know, but it is primarily a certain state within us that knows.

H. v. Kleist

When I find myself at loss for words, I often remember an essay I had read in school, Ueber die allmähliche Verfertigung der Gedanken beim Reden (On the Gradual Production of Thoughts Whilst Speaking)1 by Heinrich von Kleist. This translation of the...

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transformations by way of sheets of style to the Kirby Content Mgmt. Sys.


The only joy in the world is to begin. It is good to be alive because living is beginning, always, every moment. When this sensation is lacking—as when one is in prison, or ill, or stupid, or when living has become a habit—one might as well be dead.

Cesare Pavese

OCTAVO1 is a theme for the Kirby CMS, originally inspired by a blog post by Clive Thompson, Why 18th century books looked like smartphone screens2. “Octavo, a Latin word meaning ‘in eighth’ or ‘for the eighth time’, (abbreviated 8vo, 8°, or In-8)...

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conjectures on original composition in a letter to the author of Sir Charles Grandison


Si habet aliquod tanquam pabulum studii, & doctrine stiosa senectute nihil est jucundius.

Cic.

WE confess the Follies of Youth without a Blush ; not so, those of Age. However keep me a little in countenance by considering, that Age wants Amusement more, tho’ it can justify them less, than the preceding periods of life. How...

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