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Re: There’ s none so blind as those who won’t see.

Posted by Bob on November 11, 2002

In Reply to: Re: There’ s none so blind as those who won’t see. posted by Barney on November 11, 2002

: : Could someone please tell me the origin (author) of the phrase, "There' s none so blind as those who won't see. ".
: : Sincerely,
: : Bede Cleary

: Jonathan Swift

Is the wording correct? I can't find the quote on the usual sources. I seem to remember it as "There's none so blind as he who will not see." which makes a tidy line of iambic pentameter. "... won't see" sounds clunky at the end. (That doesn't mean it isn't correct, of course....)