Grace E. Funk wrote:
> From: gfunk@... (Grace E. Funk)
> To Diane Baker
> You wrote "As for Terry Goodkind, he can be very rich, even with generics:
> cloaks of sable "thick, black,and soft as sin."
> Terry Goodkind did not make up that phrase (even though he may think he
> did, I suppose). He is quoting from the poem "Lepanto" by G.K. Chesterton.
> "King Philip's in his closet wiyh the Fleece about his neck,
> (Don John of Austria is armed upon the deck)
> The walls are hung with velvet that is blacvk and soft aas sin,
> And little dwarfs creep out of it and little dwarfs creep in."
> Grace E. Funk
> Grace E. Funk R.R. #1, Lumby, B.C. V0E 2G0 Phone (250)547-6333
Thanks for the phrases' origins; Chesterton always came up with
wonderful phrases. Actually, I was talking about Martin in the quote,
though I did refer to Goodkind earlier. He's only a cut above Robert
Jordan---not that great.