Nick Barlow begins the necessary work of stringing together various fifth sentences on twenty-third pages. Here’s a snippet:
Now, the King’s foreign minister, the Marquis de Torcy, had informed him that not only was Law back without a passport but that ‘his intentions are not good’ and that ‘he is serving our enemies as a spy.”Look,” Rich Armitage responded, “we told the Taliban in no uncertain terms that if this happened it’s their ass.”
“All right, I tried,” I said, and fingered it out and forked it over. Aristotle’s political philosophy isn’t exactly startling, but it avoids the utopianism of Plato’s Republic.
This wise work also tells me something I didn’t know before, which is the precise difference between a zeppelin and a blimp.