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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Monday, December 16, 2002
Here's a (Christian-themed) LOTR site with some thoughtful observations about the way Jackson has chosen to retell the story, including a discussion of the film's Aragorn as "becoming" rather than "being."

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