Thursday, February 03, 2005


The Best Expedient

Alessandro Manzoni, I Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed), chap. 2 (tr. Archibald Colquhoun):
People of far greater importance than Don Abbondio have more than once found themselves in situations so unpleasant, and have been so uncertain what to do next, that they have found the best expedient was to take to their beds with a fever.

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