Category Archives: Oxford

Protected: Eagle and Child

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Piper at the Gate

I swear this is the last post about The Wind in the Willows, but I came across a picture on my hard drive that I’d taken this summer of an Oxford doorpost, and it reminded me of a famous passage … Continue reading

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Protected: In Search of Toad Hall

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Protected: An Empty Library, A Tower of Wind

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Protected: “How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice

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Protected: MonuMental oXford tIme-wastIng

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Protected: Twists in the Plot

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Swithin and Sewanee

This morning, ironically enough, it is not raining in Oxford. It is St. Swithin’s Day, July 15th, and according to an English proverb, Saint Swithun’s day, if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain Saint Swithun’s day, if … Continue reading

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Protected: Liddell & Scott, A Little About Both

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Protected: Donec Rursus Impleat Orbem

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