Category Archives: Emblems

Protected: Circumspice: Reflections in the Wren Chapel

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Protected: Antigone in Columbia

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Semel et Semper

Above the door of¬†Cleveland Hall in Sewanee is the following heraldic device: According to A General Armory of England, Scotland, and Ireland by John Burke and John Bernard Burke of London (as cited here), the Cleveland coat-of-arms is described as … Continue reading

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Protected: The Belle on the Bill

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Protected: Carolina On My Mind

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Rebel’s Rest: Com’era, Dov’era?

I wrote the following post on July 30, but decided not to post it publicly, as it seemed (for lack of a better word) incendiary.¬† But as the two postscripts indicate, perhaps now is a good time to raise the … Continue reading

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Protected: Shoes of the Fisherman

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