It did at first, but inside of a week I wrote the quod erat demonstrandum on it.
This concisely, is the "quod erat demonstrandum" of the metageometrician who sets out to prove rotation about a plane.
So, never mind what such persons say, my sweetest, because they know nothing at all—quod erat demonstrandum.
Their death is merely the quod erat demonstrandum of a mathematical and mechanical proposition.
Therefore men were originally fish, quod erat demonstrandum.
quod erat demonstrandum—if one may be permitted to apply scholastic formulae to the science of manners.