Thursday, July 14, 2011

17. "wages of greed"

by Horace P. Sternwall

edited by Dan Leo *

illustrated by konrad kraus

artistic supervisor: rhoda penmarq

*Ass’t Professor of Classics and Home Economics, Olney Community College; editor of Your Pal, Horace: Selected Letters of Horace P. Sternwall, Vol. 1 (1938-1940); Olney Community College Press; the Modern Classics Series.

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2 comments:

kathleenmaher said...

Stan the arbiter of justice? I mean ideological justice, not the result of who kills whom faster. I can't tell. It may not be applicable, although I cling to the mythology of "honor among thieves."

Dan Leo said...

Poor Jake -- brought down more by his lack of honor than his greed. If he had only behaved a bit more gentlemanly with Hyacinth things maybe would have worked out better for him. Maybe.