A Piece of Medieval Wisdom

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Groupe_Franc
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A Piece of Medieval Wisdom

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From The Book of the Civilized Man (Urbanus Magnus), a twelfth-century advice manual credited to Daniel of Beccles:

"Spears that you see coming will often miss their targets."

Peter
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Re: A Piece of Medieval Wisdom

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"Those who get hit by a thrown spear rarely report whether or not they saw it coming. "
Obulus de Eglesmagril

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