Tuesday, January 28, 2014

If only not to listen, could mean there were no statement

I assume, it's widely
understood, the Pres-
ident is not required
to speak his obligato-
ry report to Congress.

The "framers," as men
of more experience of
our world than we let
the children worry a-
bout, were of a prac-
tical bent. Rough mu-
The sounds of certain
frailties are no fun.

But an honest school-
yard riposte is some-
thing to exonerate as
high spirits. Now who
will try a satin tie?

William Hogarth
Hudibras encounters the

Jenny Uglow
  A Life and a World
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997©

E.P. Thompson
Customs in Common
  Studies in Traditional
  Popular Culture
The New Press, 1993©

P.G. Wodehouse
Psmith in the City
Overlook Press, 2003©

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