Monday, November 2, 2015

sortie & cardinal

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf:

Each sortie of ours in pursuit of information upon these cardinal points of perspective - God, man, Nature - is snubbed back with ruthless common sense. 

Definitions:

sortie:
1. an attempt at an activity or business;
2. an attack made by a small military force into enemy territory;
3. a brief trip away from home, especially to an unfamiliar place;

cardinal:
1. most important; having other things based on it;
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