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August 3, 2005

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I got this today in one of my old mail accounts. The .html part of the message was just Viagra spam, but my webmail client (which is set to run text-only) just displayed the following. I'm guessing it's to fool my non-existent filters.

Hello, That is the ransom of the man. It is to be paid for him by theBeside her on the poop, whither they had climbed to obtain a betterof her hands was being entirely given to a desperate endeavour tosank forward in the stocks, and hung there now in a huddled heap,I shall never forget what you did, Mr. Blood. I shall never forget.Captain Blood smiled sardonic appreciation of the honour reservedwith parted lips. Then added: M. d'Ogeron? The Governor ofplaced. I had gone aboard his ship to demand the instant surrenderin your commission.conquered at last by horror so that she reeled there sick and faint.conceal resolved at once the doubt that had leapt so suddenly in - a thing of scorn, an outcast. And who made me that? Who made meof it, he added as an afterthought, the devil himself knows.vessels that they might be rendered seaworthy once more. Finally,generosity, which resides at the moment in my trigger-finger. YeNo more scowls, he said. You'll be sorry else.

There's a kind of poetry in that.

You'll be sorry else indeed.

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