Thursday, December 18, 2008

Further Notes On The Natural History Of Monsters*

Fig. 1. Honoré Daumier - Two Lawyers Conversing, 1862

'LAWYER, n. One skilled in circumvention of the law.'

Ambrose Bierce (The Devil's Dictionary)

* 'I think we may class the lawyer in the natural history of monsters.' John Keats

Addendum: Now And Then, An Angel Appears In Hell

Fig. 2. "Jefferson Smith" (Jimmy Stewart) - Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939) - d. Frank Capra (click image to watch a clip of this scene)