On December 21, 1888, Oliver Ditson, the pioneer of music publishing in America, passed away at the age of seventy-seven.
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“Tis no extravagant arithmetic to say, that for every ten jokes,thou hast got an hundred enemies; and till thou hast gone on, and raised a swarm of wasps about thine ears, and art half stung to death by them, thou wilt never be convinced it is so.”
—Laurence Sterne (17131768)
“I agree that we should work and prolong the functions of life as far as we can, and hope that Death may find me planting my cabbages, but indifferent to him and still more to the unfinished state of my garden.”
—Michel de Montaigne (15331592)
“Tear out the close vermiculate crease
Where death crawled angrily at bay.”
—Allen Tate (18991979)