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Lisa Liss has posted four annotations/comments since 6 April 2013.

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Third Reading

About Monday 3 December 1660

Lisa Liss  •  Link

We students of Latin, back in the Dark Ages, used to chant after our frequent exams,
"Latin is a language that's dead as dead can be. First is killed the Romans, and now it's killing me."

Second Reading

About Thursday 27 February 1667/68

Lisa Liss  •  Link

Beautiful entry. How I wish I knew the tune which gave Sam his out-of-body experience that day.
Marcel Proust is truly the master of describing the power of music to evoke such experiences.

About Saturday 7 April 1660

Lisa Liss  •  Link

Coddle, I see, is a possible variant of caudle. No question that SP is being coddled with caudle, while gaining his sea legs. I hope the cane mutiny has been forever suppressed.