LEGEND has it when Henry David Thoreau went to jail to protest an unjust law, his friend, the philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, visited him and asked, "Henry, what are you doing in here?" The great nature writer replied, "What are you doing out there?"
Excellent example, Bill. Thoreau went to jail for refusing to pay a poll tax, berated goofball Emerson for not doing the same, and then promptly skipped when someone else paid his bail! Big talk and no balls to back it up, pretty much like most of you scribes.
posted on 06/28/2005 10:04:46 PM PDT
by Luddite Patent Counsel
(Theyre digging through all of your files, stealing back your best ideas.)
To: Luddite Patent Counsel
You don't like Emerson? What's wrong with Emerson?
posted on 06/28/2005 10:07:21 PM PDT
(Friends are so alarming, My lover's never charming...)
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