“There is a rocky wart upon the mountain'sor they may even be coarse. For it does not follow that because Cicero was perfectly justified in talking of “the sink of the state,”2 when he desired to indicate the foulness of certain men, we can approve the following passage from an ancient orator: “You have lanced the boils of the state.”
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