But media reports said the terms of the bid by the Maple Group -- a name invoking Canada's most patriotic symbol -- were better than those of the LSE, with one source saying they had bid C$48 per share.
It is true that in invoking the "well-wrought urn" Brooks was trying to call attention to poetry as a verbal equivalent, a poem as an art object sufficient unto itself.
My point in invoking Nova above was not that there's anything wrong with it, but rather that there isn't anything wrong with it: Nova does what it aims to do quite well.
I can think of some worse pain invoking weapon systems (i.e. PEP) that will much more effective and quicker than water torture of course no one would waste that much money in getting information.
In a small irony however, Mr. Rumsfeld speech writer was adroit in invoking the memory of the appeasement of the Nazis for in their time, there was another government faced with true peril; with a growing evil, powerful, and remorseless.