Re: TRANS: a love poem
|From:||Patrick Dunn <tb0pwd1@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 16, 1999, 5:11|
On Mon, 16 Aug 1999, andrew wrote:
> "Bismarck was very fond of enlarging on his favourite theory of the male
> and female European nations. The Germans themselves, the three
> Scandinavian peoples, the Dutch, the English proper, the Scotch, the
> Hungarians and the Turks, he declared to be essentially male races. The
> quarrel. - Vanished Pomps of Yesterday by Lord Frederic Hamilton, first
> published 1919.
> Well it's a longer quote than I originally expected, but there you go...>
Damn. *laughs* Takes a lot of skill to be so incredibly sexist *and*
racist in the same breath! Ah, for the good old days!