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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Tuesday, April 15, 2003
Speaking of Lucas, he was just on the receiving end of quite a Pejmanian panegyric. I should really be glad that my son is smarter, more talented, and better looking than I am. Right?

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