“You Shall Judge A Man By His Foes…”

“…As Well As By His Friends.

JOSEPH CONRAD

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“Spoon-Feeding, In The Long-Run, Teaches Us Nothing But The Shape Of The Spoon.” –E. M. FORSTER

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“DOWN — Certainly, Relentlessly Down! It Vibrated Within Three-Inches Of My Bosom…”

I Struggled Violently, Furiously, To Free My Left Arm. This Was Free Only From The Elbow To The Hand. I Could Reach The Latter, From The Platter Beside Me, To My Mouth, With Great Effort, But No Farther. Could I Have Broken The Fastenings Above The Elbow, I Would Have Seized And Attempted To Arrest The Pendulum. I Might As Well Have Attempted To Arrest An Avalanche! …

EDGAR ALLAN POE

(From His THE PIT And THE PENDULUM)