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Re: Caesars Wife and the driven snow

Posted by Henry on December 27, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Caesars Wife and the driven snow posted by Elias on December 27, 2003

: : I think the fuller phrase is "as pure as the wind-driven snow." I think that takes care of the particulates. ;)

: I contend that 'wind-' is superfluous and detracts from the phrase.

"Caesar's wife must be above suspicion," are the words attributed to Julius Caesar by Plutarch.