Posted by James Briggs on December 11, 2001
In Reply to: Strike when the iron is hot... posted by Stoney on December 11, 2001
: Any help with this??
Surely this comes straight from the blacksmith? There's no point in striking cold iron, since it is most unlikely to change shape. Likewise, a situation must be 'grasped' at its most critical in order to influence the outcome.