Monday, October 27, 2008

belike they had some notice of the people, how I had moved them

There is a Truth and Beauty in Rhetorick; but it oftener serves ill Turns than good ones.

William Penn, "Some Fruits of Solitude" (1682), in 1 Harvard Classics 329, 352 (Charles W. Eliot ed., 1909).

(That quote up top, btw, is Mark Antony and not Obama.)

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