[LMB] duelling (on topic!)

Peter Granzeau pgranzeau at cox.net
Wed Sep 17 16:02:41 BST 2008


At 10:24 PM 9/16/2008, Harimad wrote:
>> Elizabeth wrote:
>> I'm a little more bemused by the idea of "how to issue a
>> challenge that may be refused".  Make it a joke?
>
>Challenge the wrong person.  "I don't duel, boy.  I kill as a soldier kills. which is as a butcher kills, as quickly, efficiently, and with as least risk to myself as I can arrange."

Either "as little risk" or "the least risk", one would think?

>(Or should it be, "... which is as the Butcher kills," or is that mangling too many references?)

Either "as the soldier" and "as the butcher", or as you have it already.


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Regards, Pete
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