I hope you had a most wonderful and indulgent birthday, Magister!
Hail to you!
"As within, so without. If you do not have happiness within you, you will never find it outside of you."
The underhanded manipulator is akin to the woman who stuffs her bra, or the man who wears a codpiece. When it comes down to business, the goods are revealed, and any inadequacies are subsequently exposed.