Date: Sun, 27 Jul 1997 19:44:14 -0400
From: Alan Baragona baragonaa[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]VAX.VMI.EDU
Subject: Re: dumb question, I'm really sorry
Duane Campbell wrote:
Who said, "Less is more." My instinct says Menken, but van der Rohe is in
My MS Bookshelf doesn't have it, nor does my 1955 paper Bartlett's or the
Bartleby Bartlett's online.
Really sorry to clutter the list with this, but I am desperate.
Duane Campbell dcamp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]epix.net
Believe it or not, my hardback Bartlett's attributes it to Robert
Browning! "Andrea del Sarto," l. 78, with a cross reference to Hesiod:
"Fools, they do not even know how much more is the half than the whole"
("Works and Days" l. 40). FWIW, I always associated it with Van der
Rohe, not Mencken.