Carl Remick carlremick at
Thu Mar 16 13:07:41 PST 2000

>Well, what with the Marat thing being thrown into the mix, I assumed the we
>were now using "19th-century" in a more broadly expansive sense.
>Dates have no real bearing on my question: Was Gibbon stanky, or wasn't

Well, yes, dates are relevant. Presumably by the 19th century Gibbon, however aromatic in life, stank no more ;-)

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