Probyn's fairly recent study, we have had only brief and scattered readings within larger discussions of Swift's theology, political activity, or rhetorical artistry. C-s's Discourse of Free-Thinking, Put into plain English, by way of Abstract, lacks the refinement and perhaps the subtlety of A Tale of a Tub, for instance, readers have commonly overlooked the remarkable insight it offers into its author's views of authorial control, reading, and the technique of presentation Swift so frequently employs-parody. He argues that Collins's original pamphlet, in affirming the reader's freedom to determine all meanings, confronted Swift with the "full horror of the Bible itself becoming uncanonical and spiritual authority replaced by anarchy. She is currently working on her dissertation, a study of "acts of reading" in Swift's political and religious satire.
Epigrammatic Poems about Poets and Poetry: But Money gives me pleasure all the time. I always plan my dinners To please the diners, not the cooks. Barth Though Edgar Poe writes a lucid prose Just and rhetorical without exertion, It loses all lucidity, God knows, In the single, poorly rendered English version.
A hangover is the wrath of grapes. If you want anything done, ask a woman. Epigrams by Ambrose Bierce Applause, n. The echo of a platitude. One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain.
A temporary insanity curable by marriage. A dead sinner revised and edited. For if it prosper, none dare call it treason. Bigotry is the sacred disease. Epigrams by William Blake Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without improvement are the roads of Genius. Type Cast a politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man —e. Cunningham A Word to the Wise, by the Wordwise It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
It would wreck my image. I think of them as stray eyebrows. Seuss Inside every older lady is a younger lady. I never saw anyone hit with his face. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house.
Men invade another country. Luckily, this is not difficult. The reward of suffering is experience. It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny. It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. More Greek Speak Wit is educated insolence. Mencken If life were fair, Elvis would be alive and the impersonators would be dead. Shaw The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man. A fool and his money are soon elected. Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock. Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation. I am not a member of any organized political party.
I am a Democrat. I just watch the government and report the facts. Senate opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation. Congress in session is like when the baby gets hold of a hammer.News and Events.
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