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  • From John Cassidy, writing in the New Yorker, October 10, 2011:

    "Outraged by this Carthaginian settlement, John Maynard Keynes wrote his first best-seller, 'The Economic Consequences of the Peace,' warning that the Versailles Treaty would prove disastrous for the victors as well as for the defeated."

    November 10, 2011

  • This dialogue from the play Sleuth provides a good example:

    MILO. I understand. How much sacking do you want done?

    ANDREW. A decent bit, I think. A few chairs on their backs, some china ornaments put to the sword. You know—convincing but not Carthaginian.

    January 29, 2011

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