BRAINWAVES
VI.  Quotations
Anticlimax ASA'S FEET "anticlimax .   Annulment   of   the   impressive   effect   of   a   climax   by   a   final item   of   inferior   importance.   'The   rest   of   all   the   acts   of   Asa,   and   all   his might,   [and   all   that   he   did,]   and   the   cities   which   he   built,   are   they   not written   in   the   book   of   the   chronicles   of   the   kings   of   Judah?   Nevertheless in the time of his old age he was diseased in his feet.'"   Fowler's Modern English Usage, Second Edition, Revised by Sir Ernest Gowers (Oxford: Clarendon Press 1968), p.30, quoting 1 Kings 15:23, Authorised Version.