doing stupid

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Jul 1 14:57:20 UTC 2009

At 7/1/2009 10:40 AM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>the older
>"Handsome is as handsome does" (somehow that one sounds as though it
>belongs in the mouth of one of Jane Austen's unsympathetic snippy
>minor female characters),

Does Larry know how fortunate he is that he did not address this to
the "Long Eighteenth Century" email list -- where Jane Austen is the
second most popular subject?  (I leave unsaid the first.)


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