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The Baseness of Acid
by Theodore Dalrymple (June 2011)
Revenge, said Lord Bacon, who was not himself completely foreign to the impulse, is a kind of wild justice, which the more man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. Furthermore, he says, it does the revenger harm, psychologically, for he goes on to say: This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well. more>>>