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Second Reading

About Thursday 14 March 1660/61

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vincent: I don't get it!
How do you get from: "...where he did ask my advice about his amours, and I did give him it..."
To: Plautus "... Have money , no money [empy purse]is taking on a huge task..."

About Tuesday 12 March 1660/61

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Re: upper_left_hand_corner on 15 Mar 2004

"... sailing ships generally point downwind, the aft accommodations have to contend with the least amount of odor."

Aft, in naval terminology is, towards the stern (rear) of the ship.
Downwind; generally means the wind direction is from the rear(or aft) of the ship towards the front. Hence least odorous bunking in the aft.