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Subject:Re: Work Attire From:Michael West <mbwest -at- bigpond -dot- net -dot- au> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Sat, 31 May 2003 23:26:23 +1000
Dick Margulis wrote:
> Remember, when Shakespeare put "clothes make
> the man" into Polonius's mouth, he was mocking the
> bombastic old fart.
Whoa, whoa, WHOA there, doggonit.
" ... rich, not gaudy;
For the apparel oft proclaims the man."
[Hamlet act 1, sc. 3, l. 70]
As a bit of advice to a young prince travelling
abroad, I can't find anything bombastic in that. Oft
it doth, oft it dothn't -- I mean, doesn't. All
of us make inward judgements of others based
on how they look. Polonius was right.
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