[ilds] Atkinson and Durrell

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Sun Jun 3 06:36:24 PDT 2007

I thought the same thing for the same reason, though I would not bet a 
pfennig on it.


On Sunday, June 3, 2007, at 08:23  am, Durrell School of Corfu wrote:

> 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
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "william godshalk" <godshawl at email.uc.edu>
> To: <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
> Sent: Saturday, June 02, 2007 10:44 PM
> 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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