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“The character of Annie Doultry is plainly a self-portrait of Brando. There are transcripts of conferences he and Cammell had, and Brando did a lot of improvising, playing the Annie Doultry character. Plainly he saw this as a part that he might play in a movie himself.”
“LOGOMACHY, n. A war in which the weapons are words and the wounds punctures in the swim-bladder of self-esteem --a kind of contest in which, the vanquished being unconscious of defeat, the victor is denied the reward of success.
'Tis said by divers of the scholar-men That poor Salmasius died of Milton's pen. Alas! we cannot know if this is true, For reading Milton's wit we perish too.”