Thursday, October 28, 2010

L'Estrange: The Fishes and the Frying-Pan.

A Cook was frying a Dish of Live Fish, and so soon as ever they felt the Heat of the Pan; There's no enduring of This, cry'd one, and so they all leapt into the Fire; and instead of mending the Matter, they were worse now than before.

The Remedy is many times worse than the Disease.

Source: L'Estrange 273.

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