Despite what the bloodletters
had hoped, whatever went wrong at Twickenham ten days ago has had no affect of the immediate future of the culprits.
Such scenes are used by Simms, Cooper, and Bird to illustrate the incompatibility of Indians and "civilized" whites; yet while Craven, Bumppo, and Slaughter are not blood-drinkers, they are incomparable bloodletters
, and the distinction between the two is a matter of custom, not an indication of their moral superiority.
Stateside strategy as a midnight movie programmer quickly followed by vid release is a smart move, but in the great tradition of nocturnal bloodletters
, this trails far behind the pack.
Thus begins Siegfried Sassoon's seething 1917 poem "The General," on the bungling bloodletters
commanding the British army during World War I.
didn't know about empirical research.