I am reminded in 01.117 of “swords into ploughshares”.
[01.116] ‘That would be no good,’ said the wizard, ‘not without a mighty Warrior, even a Hero. I tried to find one; but warriors are busy fighting one another in distant lands, and in this neighbourhood heroes are scarce, or simply not to be found. Swords in these parts are mostly blunt, and axes are used for trees, and shields as cradles or dish-covers; and dragons are comfortably far-off (and therefore legendary). That is why I settled on burglary –
- 01.064 Blunt the knives and bend the forks!
- 01.117 in these parts are mostly blunt,