The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from 1492 by Mary Johntson:|
utterly confide. I should have had with me my brother
Bartholomew. But he is in England. A man going to seek
a Crown jewel for all men should have with him son or
brother. Diego de Arana is a kinsman of one whom I
love, and he partly believes. But Roderigo Sanchez and the
others believe hardly at all. There is Fray Ignatio. He
believes, and I confess my sins to him. But he thinks only
of penitents, and this matter needs mind, not heart alone.
Because of that sense of the stars, I tell you these things.''
The next day it came to me that in that Journal which
he meant to make like Caesar's Commentaries, he might put