Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Know Thyself

I have once again discovered on the Laudator Temporis Acti blog an entry worth relating.  I find it a fitting description of myself, a 'Scholler-Mountebank', a 'great Plagiarie of Tauerne-wit',  having 'taken paines to be an Asse, though not to be a Scholler'.

The likeness extends even down to the accompanying photograph*:




*  Photograph originally from -- http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Z3d2pevpktc/UTMR59itzeI/AAAAAAAACL8/DPG3koW0DFE/s1600/j-j-grandville-les-savants-envoyerent-un-academicien-arme-de-ses-ouvrages.jpg