Troubled Water: John Selden

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In troubled Water you can scarce see your Face, or see it very little, till the Water be quiet and stand still. So in troubled times you can see little Truth; when times are quiet and settled, Truth appears.

John Selden 1584-1684

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I can’t decide whether the analogy is true or not – what do you think?

 

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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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One Response to Troubled Water: John Selden

  1. I think finding truth in troubled times if very difficult. Often the truth is not seen until things are over and then much later is the truth known.

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