Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution. George Eliot, Scenes of Clerical Life, 1858. By: Redactor Booker T. Washington Deirdre N. McCloskey Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website seven − = four Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.