A few moments from now my resentment will have faded and passed and I shall probably even be praying for you; but while there is yet time I hasten to wish that you may take a dose of your own poison by mistake, and enter swiftly into the damnation which you and all other patent medicine assassins have so remorselessly earned and do so richly deserve.I think the response to that is, "Oh snap."
Mark Twain doesn't want your snake oil
Mark Twain wasn't just a writer--he was also a bad ass. Letters of Note reprinted a letter Twain wrote to a charlatan salesman. He writes: