Dagger in hand

A man of prodigious fortune, coming to add his opinion to some light discussion that was going on casually at his table, began precisely thus: "It can only be a liar or an ignoramus who will say otherwise than," and so on. Pursue that philosophical point, dagger in hand.

--Michel de Montaigne, Of the art of discussion.

Stab back: cmnewman99-at-yahoo.com


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Wednesday, June 12, 2002
DOTH THE LADY PROTEST TOO MUCH?: I have posted an update below that discusses the lawsuit Oriana filed against Il Foglio. Much as I hate to say it, I'm starting to wonder whether the "death threats" she's talked about are real or inferred.

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