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Date: Tue, 22 Jul 1997 15:16:08 -0500
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For the benefit of satisfying John's curiosity, I've not found
a definitive answer to the translation question.  MacKinnon
Simpson's definition of a fanatic quote is most interesting,
but remains unverified.  Would be ironic if the Tom Sawyer
passage translated into German and back again into English
has somehow yielded the definition of a fanatic.