RARA-AVIS: Re: Hardboiled Dames

e j m duggan (ejmd@cwcom.net)
Mon, 14 Jun 1999 11:58:37 +0000

On Sun, 13 Jun 1999, "Words from the Monastery"
<anthony.dauer@erols.com> wrote:

> I dunno ... contemplating the times one can imagine that Mr. Steed if
> captured would be expected to bite into his cyanide filled false tooth for
> the good of Queen, God and Country ... capture being equal to failure (if
> once cannot procure one's own escape) all things considered and suicide
> an honorable action in light of the former.

While suicide might be deemed 'honorable' in the lesser nations
(Germany, Japan, etc.) it would certainly not be an honourable act for a British gentleman. You sir, are clearly a foreigner or a cad.


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