Essay: The Making and Keeping of Enemies

Anyone can make friends these days, since the claims to friendship are usually based on "Hello" and a lunch; but the making of enemies, there is an art to that. It is infinitely harder to win enemies than friends, and harder still to hold on to them. Remember: the subject is real enemies, not just those pests of whom one thinks with a dull, bored ache from time to time, or those whose irritating presence makes one pine for Madagascar. A real enemy is in a different league. He is a hated hater, a...

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