Category Archives: Nautical

Song to the Seals

Every so often you come across a charming thing quite unintentionally on the internet, and this morning’s entry for me is the great Irish tenor John McCormack singing “Song to the Seals” from 1935.     A sea maid sings … Continue reading

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola chap. 30

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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: Private: Myth Spr 20: Theseus

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Tim’s Ford notes

This is just a page on which I intend to stick things I find out about Tim’s Ford lake. Other links:  

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The Graveyard on Devil Step Island

My friend Adam and I had been planning to take his boat out on to Tims Ford Lake, and this Sunday seemed like the last possible day to do it until springtime. It was an unseasonably warm November day. Why … Continue reading

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Introduction to the revised edition of “Latin and Greek As Used at Sewanee”

From a Sewanee Features piece last year, some of you will know that I am planning on publishing (at some point in the near but as yet undetermined future) a revised edition of the little pamphlet, Latin and Greek as … Continue reading

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Protected: What hidden scorn you must have for yourself

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Through Transpadene Gaul by Rail

I was on my way to Lausanne from Milan by train, and instead of reading the book I had with me, decided to look on the window instead. There’s not too much to see at first.  The trainyard isn’t all … Continue reading

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