Final Word

June 30, 1995

This week's Final Word comes from an 18th-century French novelist with a taste for aristocratic games of seduction, revenge and scandal:

"Goodbye, dear friend. At the moment I feel that our reason, inadequate as it is to warn us of impending disasters, is even more inadequate to offer us any comfort for them."

The winner of last week's competition,who correctly identified The Bhagavad Gita translated by W. J. Johnson, is Jude Oram of South Brent, Devon.

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