[ADS-L] Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Mon Jun 5 22:10:12 UTC 2006

In a message dated 6/5/06 5:00:36 PM, JMB at STRADLEY.COM writes:

>     As Frost himself recognizes, it is an old saying and of
> incontestable accuracy where there are cows or other animals that can
> damage crops.

Not only does Frost recognize the hoary quality of the aphorism, his point in 
quoting it is that it is in fact a hoary aphorism--one which his neighbor 
mouths mindlessly.

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