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“With a cargo of ivory/And apes and peacocks…”

Cargoes Quinquireme of Nineveh from distant Ophir, Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine, With a cargo of ivory, And apes and peacocks, Sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweet white wine. Stately Spanish galleon coming from the Isthmus, Dipping through the Tropics … Continue reading

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Books! Books! Books!

This morning I got to do one of my favorite things–be on KBBI‘s Coffee Table to talk about good reads, this time with KBBI’s Shady Grove Oliver and Terry Rensel. We got all your Christmas presents for you right here. … Continue reading

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“The voyage from Dorian had been speedy but less than smooth, the Ocean of Aptikos in its usual bad temper.”

AS SMALL AND MEAN and dirty as it was, Crowfoot was profoundly glad to see Pylos on the horizon. The voyage from Dorian had been speedy but less than smooth, the Ocean of Aptikos in its usual bad temper. When … Continue reading

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