[ilds] Atkinson and Durrell

Durrell School of Corfu durrells at otenet.gr
Sun Jun 3 00:23:35 PDT 2007


Without looking at the texts, I would, with absolute certainty, wager 
serious money that LD wrote the second one - the 'as it were' is a giveaway. 
RP
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From: "william godshalk" <godshawl at email.uc.edu>
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Subject: Re: [ilds] Atkinson and Durrell


> "The procession is led by many devotees in blue cassocks, bearing,
> for their saint, very beautiful old gilt Venetian lanterns on long
> poles, enormous banners of crimson, gold-edged and tasselled, and
> rows of huge candles, crowned with gold and wreathed with gay ribbon
> streamers, each candle in its leather baldric making a strong man's
> burden with frequent changes."
>
> "The procession is led by the religious novices clad in blue cassocks
> and carrying Venetian lanterns on long poles; they are followed by
> banners, heavy and tasselled, and rows of candles crowned with gold
> and trailing streamers. These huge pieces of wax are carried in a
> leather baldric -- slung, as it were at the hip."
>
> Okay, which one was written by Durrell?
>
> Bill
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