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Tag Archives: Herman Melville

A Reader’s Diary, 16 July 2014

1 Upon a semi-cirque of turf-clad ground, The hidden nook discovered to our view A mass of rock, resembling, as it lay Right at the foot of that moist precipice, … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Reader’s Diary, 7 May 2014

I am continually fascinated by the way contributors to the London Review of Books write about art. There is a fundamental problem in trying to explain in words what an … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment