"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."
-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
Of Colours.2 Of Colours.Of Colours.The Newton Project Knowledge Graph2020-10-08Journal
From some of these ariseth splendor & dullnesse
A shining colour though black reflecteth an Objects rayes perfecter than dull white one as black horne black pollished leather &c better than white paper. & contrarywise. But pollished black shineth best
A window lying open to the south will bee tincted with the colour of the curtane. A paper written on put twixt the eye & the light the letters towards the light looke dim the light being refracted in the paper after its' past the inke: but the letters on this side looke perfect the light comeing streight to the eye without any refraction