He looked haggard and careworn, like a Borgia who has suddenly remembered that hehasforgottentoshovethe cyanide in the consomme , and the dinner-gong due any moment.
God, save us from ourselves! We carry within us the elements of hell if we but choose to make them such. Ahaz, Judas, Nero, Borgia, Herod, all were once prattling infants in happy mother's arms.
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