“I have been shot at with broad arrows. They have called me the ‘worst man in the world.’ They have accused me of doing everything from murdering women and throwing their bodies into the Seine to drug peddling.
Some well-known journalists have delighted in attacking me in print. James Douglas described me as ‘a monster of wickedness.’ Horatio Bottomley branded me as a ‘dirty degenerate’ cannibal—everything he could think of.
Some have been more precise.” [via]