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I knew a very accomplished and sensible young man cured of a violent passion for a pretty woman, whose talents were not equal to her face and figure, by being permitted to bear her company for a whole afternoon.

— Sir Walter Scott, Waverley

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Written by [IMH]

11 May 2006 at 11:59 pm

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  1. Read that passage on a plane this weekend. Good stuff.

    I’ve been reading Howard’s Conan stories in parallel, which makes for some interesting comparisons between “fantasy” barbarians and “realistic” barbarians. Or should I say “barbarians”?

    stutefish

    16 May 2006 at 11:24 pm


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