put thousands together less bad but the cage less gay

  • Pierre Simon

    Senior Member
    Bonsoir niala fr82,

    "Not only did Hobbes never say any such thing, but this English quotation is [...] as senseless to native speakers of English as to those who know no English at all. Put thousands of what together? [T]he epigraph [...] conveys no meaning except what its readers create for it."
    (Realism and revolution, Sandy Petrey)