Swordplay

“The best swordsman in the world doesn’t need to fear the second best swordsman in the world; no, the person for him to be afraid of is of some ignorant antagonist who has never had a sword in his hand before; he doesn’t do the thing he ought to do, and so the expert isn’t prepared for him; he does the thing he ought not to do; and often it catches the expert out and ends him on the spot.” – Mark Twain, Wit and Wisecracks

This is quite true in fencing. Haha.

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