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, April 16, 2003
Aha! My secret plot to take over the blogosphere by plying its most prominent citizens with food and drink is proceeding perfectly! Now I just need to have Glenn over... Or maybe I could just send him some cookies.

Ironic, isn't it, that I should gain admittance to the sphere of ascetic contemplatives by means of wine-soaked repartee?

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