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2,025 posts
msg #76424
Ignore alf44
7/14/2009 11:36:10 AM

LOL chet !!!

2,817 posts
msg #76426
Ignore chetron
7/14/2009 2:42:11 PM


10,153 posts
msg #76427
Ignore johnpaulca
7/14/2009 3:01:03 PM

ALF's Defense

How you have felt, O men of SF, at hearing the speeches of my accusers, I cannot tell; but I know that their persuasive words almost made me forget who I was - such was the effect of them; and yet they have hardly spoken a word of truth. But many as their falsehoods were, there was one of them which quite amazed me; - I mean when they told you to be upon your guard, and not to let yourselves be deceived by the force of my eloquence. They ought to have been ashamed of saying this, because they were sure to be detected as soon as I opened my lips and displayed my deficiency; they certainly did appear to be most shameless in saying this, unless by the force of eloquence they mean the force of truth; for then I do indeed admit that I am eloquent. But in how different a way from theirs! Well, as I was saying, they have hardly uttered a word, or not more than a word, of truth; but you shall hear from me the whole truth: not, however, delivered after their manner, in a set oration duly ornamented with words and phrases. No indeed! but I shall use the words and arguments which occur to me at the moment; for I am certain that this is right, and that at my time of life I ought not to be appearing before you, O men of SF, in the character of a juvenile orator - let no one expect this of me. And I must beg of you to grant me one favor, which is this - If you hear me using the same words in my defence which I have been in the habit of using, and which most of you may have heard in the agora, and at the tables of the money-changers, or anywhere else, I would ask you not to be surprised at this, and not to interrupt me. For I am more than seventy years of age, and this is the first time that I have ever appeared in a court of law, and I am quite a stranger to the ways of the place; and therefore I would have you regard me as if I were really a stranger, whom you would excuse if he spoke in his native tongue, and after the fashion of his country; - that I think is not an unfair request. Never mind the manner, which may or may not be good; but think only of the justice of my cause, and give heed to that: let the judge decide justly and the speaker speak truly.

2,025 posts
msg #76431
Ignore alf44
7/14/2009 4:31:42 PM

johnpaul...after that...I'm speechless...and that doesn't happen often !

Not really sure what all of it meant but...whatever !


Oh...and more than 70 years of age ???

Uhhh...not quite...well...maybe my liver...but, I digress !!!



806 posts
msg #76434
7/14/2009 5:10:12 PM


4,577 posts
msg #76441
Ignore Eman93
7/14/2009 9:46:14 PM

Wow I wish i could make markets move like this thread........

418 posts
msg #76443
Ignore klynn55
7/14/2009 10:02:51 PM

mary and socrates, what a pair!

10,153 posts
msg #76445
Ignore johnpaulca
7/14/2009 10:07:27 PM

isn't that the truth.

133 posts
msg #76448
Ignore decipherlinda
7/15/2009 12:32:06 AM

TRO, put a stop to this. You've elected to become our compass.

650 posts
msg #76451
Ignore mystiq
7/15/2009 6:39:17 AM


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