Scilicet ut vellem curvo dinoscere rectum atque inter silvas Academi quaerere verum.
So that, you know, I was eager to distinguish the straight from the crooked, and to hunt for truth in the groves of Academe. HoraceEpistles, Bk. II, Epistle ii, line 44; Horace (ed. and trans. H. Rushton Fairclough) Satires, Epistles and Ars Poetica (London: William Heinemann, 1939) p. 427.