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its bitter, useless waters, 7


Salton Sea, ca 1961-62

J, C, M

Making useless efforts to succeed in an undertaking, or speaking without being understood or believed, is called beating the water with a stick.

ex Antony Réal ("écrivain polygraphe français," 1821-96, *), The Story of the Stick in All Ages and Lands (1875, translation/adaptation of Histoire philosophique et anecdotique du bâton, 1875).
or, Character is fate.

its bitter, useless waters (1-8), all

25 January 2014
tags: Antony Réal; rounds; stick; sticks; Salton Sea