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    Nobody ever did anything very foolish except from some strong principle.
    —William Lamb Melbourne, 2nd Viscount (1779–1848)

    You of the top hat,
    Mr. God,
    you of the Cross made of lamb bones,
    you of the camps, sacking the rejoice out of Germany,
    I tell you this . . .
    it will not do.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)