Tag Archives: Herman Melville

in verse # 18 : a monstrous fable

Like many a medieval manuscript, Piers the plowman has no title as such.  Walter W. Skeat, who gave it that title, notes, however, that, in the manuscript he used as the basis for his Oxford edition, “we find here [in … Continue reading

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In Tents # 7 Renounce and Reverbs

Seventy years ago come Oct 21 Bessie Lloyd Soderborg married Marden J. Clark in the Salt Lake temple and went across the street to the Hotel Utah to spend their first night together, where Marden’s brothers kept prank calling him, … Continue reading

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