Damien Broderick wrote:
> At 12:11 AM 6/12/99 -0500, Bob Owen wrote in pain and indignation:
> >> > I saw Eternity the other night,
> >> > Like a great ring of pure and endless light
> >> I always crack up when I see that, because the first line is almost a
> >> perfect example of the literary crime of bathos.
> >Your comment, Damien, is neither tasteful, nor literate, nor amusing;
> Oh well.
If all you had written was the "Oh well" if would have been sufficient for me to dismount my High Horse. "Pain and Righteous Indignation" would have been even better.
I have loved "The World" forever, and I reacted as I would if someone dishonored my Ancestors or my Country. I know, I know, thoroughly atavistic.