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Monday, May 05, 2014

The dignified toga of silence

It is sometimes becoming enough for a man to wrap himself in the dignified toga of silence, and proclaim himself indifferent to public attacks; but it is a sort of dignity which it is very difficult to maintain.
-- Anthony Trollope, Doctor Thorne
Which may explain why bloggers so rarely don the toga of silence.