[ilds] ends of the earth

Godshalk, William (godshawl) godshawl at ucmail.uc.edu
Wed May 5 18:37:43 PDT 2010

Portia's suitors come from the ends of the earth to court her -- as the Golden Fleece. I don't think her ankles are mentioned.

W. L. Godshalk *
Department of English    *           *
University of Cincinnati*   * Stellar Disorder  *
OH 45221-0069 *  *
From: ilds-bounces at lists.uvic.ca [ilds-bounces at lists.uvic.ca] On Behalf Of Charles Sligh [Charles-Sligh at utc.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2010 7:31 PM
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Subject: [ilds] "slim ankles"

Godshalk, William (godshawl) wrote:
> Justine --
> Page 27 …lit a cigarette; and sitting up in bed clasped her slim ankles…

Yes, good call.

Given that Justine and Lady Lisa are avatars of a Presence that is older
than the rocks among which they sit,  those are the ankles 'upon which
all "the ends of the world are come."'

I do recall them.


Charles L. Sligh
Assistant Professor
Department of English
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
charles-sligh at utc.edu

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