Words are like leaves and where most abound much fruit of
sense beneath is rarely found.
-- Alexander Pope, Essay on Criticism
Best Regards, Erick
> i got the distinct impression that at
> times he was using an overly complex vocabulary to describe
> ideas that could have been explained in much simpler
> words. the essay seemed not entirely serious, but instead
> part word game.
> bottom line is that i'm not sure i could handle an elegant
> refutation, but i will watch out for sean burke's _dead-
> water_. thanks for the heads up, john.
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