Using characters as representations of the Seven Deadly Sins has been a resilient convention in English literature. One of the things that I find most interesting about this particular narrative is the way that its popularity has held through centuries. 2,048 more words
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I’m still in the process of updating, rewriting and polishing arduity. This week two problems have come to light that I thought I’d share.
Some time ago another site likened arduity to an attempt to explain the offside rule in soccer. 1,181 more words
I saw an ugly beast come from the sea,
That seven heads, ten crowns, ten horns did bear,
Having thereon the vile blaspheming name. 208 more words
Christopher Marlowe, Continued: the Fourth and Final Part of Reason 95 to Believe the Earl of Oxford was "Shakespeare"
After England destroyed the Spanish armada in the summer of 1588, Edward de Vere the seventeenth Earl of Oxford played a prominent role in the celebratory procession to St. 1,714 more words