“They sought it with thimbles”

The pursuit: the crew “sought it with thimbles” The allegory: Carroll “thought it with symbols” 03:16 UTC · Jun 28, 2020 · by Steve Venright See also: ※ The Hunting of the Snark, ※ Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. 2020-06-28, update: 2021-09-22

Snarks Have Five Unmistakable Marks

How can we recognize a Snark? The Bellman explains it (🎶🎶🎶): A Snark is not necessarily evil, but once it turns into a Boojum, you are in trouble.     “Come, listen, my men, while I tell you again         The five unmistakable marks     By which you may know, wheresoever … Continue reading “Snarks Have Five Unmistakable Marks”

Religion, Reform, Rebuilding

Oxford issues? […] Dodgson, a traditionalist, lived in Oxford at the time when the city was violently at war with itself – about religion, about reform, and about rebuilding. He was outraged at the sum being spent on a New History Museum. He disapproved of Dean Liddell’s plan of a new Tom Tower. He clung … Continue reading “Religion, Reform, Rebuilding”

Snark Hunters

Google: past week LC Forum lewiscarrollresources.net Children’s Theatre Reviews Herbjørn Andresen BaconJudge (redditor) Philo M. Buck Michael Everson Thomas Farley Günther Flemming Mary Hammond Karen Gardiner Martin Gardner Markian Gooley Marco Graziosi Amy Green Henry Holiday Doug Howick Nina Lyon Angus MacIntyre Adriano Orefice Klaus Reichert Louise Schweitzer Mahendra Singh William Skaggs Oliver Sturm John … Continue reading “Snark Hunters”

The Banker

013    A Billiard-marker, whose skill was immense, 014        Might perhaps have won more than his share— 015    But a Banker, engaged at enormous expense, 016        Had the whole of their cash in his care. 077    The Beaver’s best course was, no doubt, to procure 078    … Continue reading “The Banker”

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