sorry Florentia52 for my delay! you're right!
the text discusses the historical continuity in Faucault's and Deleuze's picture of history.
I wonder why it says in sleep?is it an idiom?
"Why not think of the infinite as a grab-bag of lost and found things, “a marvelous motley, profound and totally meaningful,” because it proceeds through a “host of errors and phantasms”? The ridiculous spectacle of a history composed wholly of accidents has its upside. Following Deleuze, I have called those inexplicable historical objects that suddenly turn up and refuse to be accounted for “fossils.”The infinite coughs them up in its sleep. <-----Excess quote removed by moderator (Florentia52)----->"