...But of these sophisms and elenchs of merchandise I skill not...
Milton, Areopagitica

Except he had found the
standing sea-rock that even this last
Temptation breaks on; quieter than death but lovelier; peace
that quiets the desire even of praising it.

Jeffers, Meditation On Saviors



a free enterprise man and deeply religious:

"No man, living or dead, has done more to thwart the best intentions and diminish the prestige of the United States Senate."
George McGovern on Jesse Helms, in the far more innocent days of 1997.
Hal Crowther at the Progressive Populist
via Doc Searls
A less decorous comment on Helms here

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