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THE SWORD, THE RAZOR, AND THE STROP
A RAZOR once said to a sword, "How is it
that men always speak of you with respect,
while they hardly make any mention of
"Because," said the sword, "you skim
over the surface, while I go deeper."
"Just so," said the razor, "and thereby
do them more harm than ever I can."
"You are quite right," said the strop,
who was of course an ally of the razor;
 "men always call those great that do them
the largest amount of harm. The greater
the evil, the greater the glory!"