The Passing Parade: Cheap Shots from a Drive By Mind

"...difficile est saturam non scribere. Nam quis iniquae tam patiens urbis, tam ferreus, ut teneat se..." " is hard not to write Satire. For who is so tolerant of the unjust City, so steeled, that he can restrain himself... Juvenal, The Satires (1.30-32)

Tuesday, June 22, 2004

LAMPOONS, BY JOSEPH ADDISON: I should probably take this advice, but I think I will just skip it. As the ill natured man Addison speaks of in his essay, I find venting my spleen at the passersby a good way to pass the time of day, in much the same way that bored chimpanzees enjoy flinging their feces at the people who gawk at them in the zoo.


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