Unfortunately had very important plans that could not be pushed back, so only had the chance to read right before bed. Happy to say a party Saturday night has been pushed back a week so I'll be able to focus on my week-long endeavor. (Even happier to say that at least I started to catch a cold now rather than next week so at least I won't have to go out while sick. Perfect excuse to stay in and read.)
Decided to push through the nonsense.Page 55:
The nonsense finally ended. Just realized that the numbers in the margins of the edition I'm reading actually indicate endnotes. Apparently pays to be observant.
Done reading for today. Only 727 more pages to go. ... Might have bitten off more than can chew.