"For man’s greatest actions are performed in minor struggles. Life,
misfortune, isolation, abandonment and poverty are battlefields which
have their heroes - obscure heroes who are at times greater than
illustrious heroes." - Victor Hugo
I don't know that this exactly belongs in this blog, but I like it very much and I need a place to record it, so here goes . . . .
Q: What comes after primary, secondary, tertiary?
A: The sequence continues with quaternary, quinary. After that, it continues even further with senary, septenary, octonary, nonary, and denary. Words also exist for `twelfth order' (duodenary) and
`twentieth order' (vigenary).
My own experience of Ireland is embodied in this paragraph --
I am sure it is from those days that I take the belief that the best of life is life lived quietly, where nothing happens but our calm journey through the day, where change is imperceptible and the precious life is everything.