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    No philosopher understands his predecessors until he has re-thought their thought in his own contemporary terms.
    —Sir Peter Frederick Strawson (b. 1919)

    The East Wind, an interloper in the dominions of Westerly Weather, is an impassive-faced tyrant with a sharp poniard held behind his back for a treacherous stab.
    —Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)