Word Ways

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A Man for All Seasons


Betsy Burr


Recently I was showing my daughter Jessica some of the old word-and-number rebuses of my childhood, such as the one given on the right. When I ran out, she begged for more, so I went to the library, where by a lucky chance I happened to find the following passage in an old copy of Caesar's Commentaries, his account of his military exploits in Gaul.