Archive for April 26th, 2008

Legacy continues, as Trigger is finally reunited with her boyfriend Brule. But will this give her the peace she thinks it will?

Chapter 18



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I thought I’d put up some lighter poems to compensate for all the noir stuff from Browning, and found A Treasury of Humorous Poetry. This 1902 collection is nothing if not varied. In the first nine pages, we deal with gambling, battlefield injuries, lost love, horrible puns, the sea, and cannibalism.

Pp. 1-9:
“Honest Language from Truthful James” by Bret Harte
“Faithless Nelly Gray” by Thomas Hood
“The Ahkoond of Swat” by George T. Lanigan
“The Yarn of the Nancy Bell” by William S. Gilbert


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The Ring and the Book continues, with more explanation of events by someone who takes a “moderate” view of everyone involved. But is that view any easier to believe?

Book 4C


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