Category Archives: England

Who’s ready for another marginal mystery?

OK, so my posts–here, here, and here–about the mysterious notations on the flyleaf of an 18th century edition of Cicero’s works have led to discussions with various and sundry folks that have been a great deal of fun. So, here’s … Continue reading

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Get you a man who looks at you the way young Charlie looks at the Portland Vase

From Make Me An Offer (1954), Peter Finch’s first film in which he plays Charlie, an antiques dealer specializing in Wedgewood. Not a well-known movie, but it’s on Youtube,¬†at least for now. Here is the young Charlie (Richard O’Sullivan) in … Continue reading

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola chap. 30

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Antigone

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola, chap. 28

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola chap. 24

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: House of Cadmus

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola chap. 21

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Victoria in Tennessee

This is the Bethel Church in Victoria, Tennessee, located off Old Highway 28. The image above is taken from this Flickr page, which lists this comment from Tim Holloway in 2013: A man named John Frater built this church for … Continue reading

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Moorman twins & Normandy

If you have been over to the University Counsel’s office in Walsh-Ellett Hall in Sewanee, you have seen probably the portrait of the Moorman twins from the early 1930s. (I’ll load an image of it when I get back over … Continue reading

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