… might take the bait …
Masters of da’ bait come to recognize that indulging every urge becomes self-abusive, and is ultimately unsightly – ‘An eye for an eye’ leads to mutual blindness.
So, hearing that you have taken yourself in hand, I will leave you to yourself. But again thanks, ... Jack, ( hmm) … for this clinical series on the ways and means of contending with molesting provocateur techniques. And I do wish you good luck resisting the ravaging reach of that forcible hand.
“ Master thyself, then others shall thee beare.”
-- Ezra Pound
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