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Offline t k

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---- discretion of death
« on: May 17, 2018, 04:04:21 am »
Nothing can equal the everlasting discretion of death.  (from The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad; a larger context is here; use ctrl-f to locate the sentence)

Please explain "discretion of death".  Thanks.  --- tk

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Re: ---- discretion of death
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2018, 10:54:04 am »
The dead can tell no tales - cannot be indiscreet
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