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10) Unfortunatelly it seems pretty little probable that the vulgarity of the actual entertainment to be able to compete with the inspiration and subtility of the jests with Ceausescu
are often characterized, not only by extreme acuteness and subtility [sic], but also by the most infamous and remorseless treachery and duplicity.
But whatever allowance be required for the sensual side of Omar's character, his quatrains give proof of the delicacy no less than of the strength of his poetic nature, of the subtility no less than of the elevation of his thought.
As the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtility [sic], so are they corrupted from the simplicity of virtue.