One of a school of political economists who followed Quesnay (French economist and physician 1694-1774) in holding that an inherent natural order properly governed society, regarding land as the basis of wealth and taxation, and advocating a laissez-faire economy.
"I don't do nuance," said the modern-day Manichee George Bush. "And when you're trying to lead the world in a war that I view as really between the forces of good and the forces of evil, you got to speak clearly."
"Nor can I say, that mankind have been more happy in their civil lot, and in the administration of their temporal affairs; which are almost every where in a wretched situation, and they themselves under the iron hand of the oppressor. The whole terraqueous globe cannot shew five free kingdoms; nor perhaps half so many kings, who make the ease and prosperity of their people their care." --Cato's Letter No. 48
The musical (also art and architecture) period following the Renaissance from roughly 1600 to 1750; Extravagantly ornate, florid, and convoluted in character or style; Irregular in shape (esp. something so ornate as to be in bad taste).
A peevish ill-natured person (used in northern Yorkshire); spider (from old english - it's also used in the Hobbit. In old english "attor" means poison and "cop" means head. In modern Norwegian a spider is called edderkopp)
Dec 23, 2008
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