What brains they must have in Christminster and the great schools, he presently thought, to learn words one by one up to tens of thousands! There were no brains in his head equal to this business;"Thomas Hardy"
"I s'pose you've been to Christminster, Physician?"
"I have--many times," replied the long thin man. "That's one of my centres."
"It's a wonderful city for scholarship and religion?"
"You'd say so, my boy, if you'd seen it. Why, the very sons of the old women who do the washing of the colleges can talk in Latin--not good Latin, that I admit, as a critic: dog-Latin--cat-Latin, as we used to call it in my undergraduate days."
Wow! This is wonderful!! ♥♥♥ + VOTED ❀. Friendly greetings from Switzerland ~☺ Arno
Very nice photo L+F
♥ + VOTED. Friendly greetings from Switzerland ~☺ Arno
Walked past the Nags Head today and the new tenants have started work on refurbishing the premises so it looks as though the pub will be given a new lease of life.
Very nice photo. Like,
It is a interesting motive. Best for you. Brumm (L)
The inscription on the Obelisk reads:
IN MEMORY OF EDGAR GEORGE WILSON WHO, IN RESCUING TWO BOYS FROM DROWNING, LOST HIS LIFE, JUNE 15, 1889, AGED 21 YEARS
ERECTED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE OXFORD YOUNG MEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION. UNVEILED NOVEMBER 7 BY THE MAYOR
OF OXFORD WALTER GRAY ESQ.