„I wear my Pen as others do their Sword.
To each affronting sot I meet, the word
Is Satisfaction: straight to thrusts I go,
And pointed satire runs him through and through.“

—  John Oldham (poet), Satire upon a Printer, line 36; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922).
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John Oldham (poet)7
English satirical poet and translator 1653 - 1683

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