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                          X-RAYS ON EX-PROBATIONERS

RATS leave sinking ships; but you cannot be sure that a ship will sink because
you see a rat running away from it.  The captain may have given orders about


   Persecution is like Keating's Powder.  It does not injure the most delicate
skin, but it removes all vermin.


   "Mine own familiar friend in whom I trusted lifted up his heel against me"
--- and then I saw it was the hoof of an ass.