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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 99 22:42:20 -0800
Subject: Niccolo Machiavelli
From: Nichael Cramer
David Todd wrote:
> 1. There are Machievellian people out there. Religious fanatics are ...
Speaking of which:
If possible, Machievelli was even more unpopular --and even more badly
misrepresented-- during his own time than during ours. One result of this
was that the use of the name "Old Nick" as a pseudonym for the Devil is
reputed to be a play on his first name (Niccolo).
© 1999 Peter Langston