Archive for July 27th, 2009

Gower’s Confessio Amantis is a great classic of English literature and poetry, and nobody reads it.

Until now. (cue ominous music)

I had to do something. All Browning’s blank verse is driving me insane. So welcome to my best Middle English, which stinks for accuracy but ought to be intelligible. Gower is also guaranteed to make you feel better about all the goings-on down at your local parish, because they probably aren’t as bad as the goings-on he complains about.

Prologue, Part 1.


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If this is all some kind of Invisible Man stunt, then all is Wells.

But it seems to be nothing but whitespace at the moment, if you can even get it to load. Which I can’t, except in a cache. Their RSS feed seems to be active, though, which is odd.

Anybody know what’s going on? Dead server? Bad page coding? What?

Anything we can do to help?

UPDATE: And now it’s back. I’m glad. I guess I had only to complain winsomely enough. 🙂

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