May 19, 2010

Wednesday Wisdom

Read over your compositions, and wherever you meet with a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out.

Samuel Johnson

3 comments:

  1. Anonymous6:50 PM

    Thanks Caz, now for my finest composition:




    j

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  2. Samuel Johnson10:31 PM

    "Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not done well; but you are surprised to find it done at all."

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  3. Yes.

    Envy.

    Every now and then Justin, there is a line, or two, that I truly wish I'd said, and even more so, wished I'd had occasion and audience to say it.

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