In ancient Rome, the Palatine was the greatest of The Seven Hills. The city of Rome was founded upon it and later, the emperors themselves built their stately homes upon it. Now, I invoke the ancient name to designate the place where I post silly videos and even sillier pictures! Huzzah!
Life, henceforth, appeared to him to be full of interest; men seemed to him good and just; he no longer reproached any one in thought; he saw no reason why he should not live to be a very old man, now that this child loved him.
— Victor Hugo, Les Miserables, “The Gorbeau Hovel.” (via quixotess)