Friday, July 09, 2004
 
Scholium

"It rains on the just and the unjust alike" is a phrase that can be found in Matt. 5:45. Baron Bowen Charles (1835-94) has added a scholium - an explanatory note (deriving from the Greek word for school) in his commentary which goes like this:

The rain it raineth on the just
And also on the unjust fella:
But chiefly on the just, because
The unjust steals the just's umbrella!

Perspective is a funny thing.


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