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fretful porpentine and other essays

V. P. Vittachi

fretful porpentine and other essays

by V. P. Vittachi

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Published by V.P. Vittachi] in [Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka
    • Subjects:
    • Vittachi, V. P.,
    • Civil service -- Sri Lanka -- Biography.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Officials and employees -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      Reminiscences of the author, retired civil servant of Sri Lanka.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby V.P. Vittachi.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ656.Z1 V57 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination102 p. ;
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3717010M
      LC Control Number2003325703

      I have a porpentine story to raise a laugh in the most unpromising circumstances. Times, Sunday Times () I have a lion story that would make each particular hair stand on end, like quills upon the fretful porpentine. Fretful Porpentine Heya. I teach Shakespeare, British lit, and some other stuff. I am an associate professor at a small public university in the South, here known as Misnomer U; I spent a year in a visiting position at a private liberal-arts college that I call New SLAC.

      I mean, really - the eyes starting from their spheres line is goofy enough, but the bit about the porpentine is just silly. I imagine him writing this late at night with Burbage hammering on the door, and William thinking, "I know that porpentine thing strikes the wrong tone, but it'll just have to do until Dr. Johnson writes the dictionary and.   Fretful Porpentine Heya. I teach Shakespeare, British lit, and some other stuff. I am an associate professor at a small public university in the South, here known as Misnomer U; I spent a year in a visiting position at a private liberal-arts college that I call New SLAC.

      (archaic) Porcupine. , Christopher Marlowe, Edward II, London: William Jones,[1] [ ] these wordes of his moue me as much, As if a Goose should play the Porpintine, And dart her plumes, thinking to pierce my brest, c. , W. Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 1, Scene V: “GHOST: I could a tale unfold whose lightest word / Would harrow up thy soul, freeze.   The Fretful Porpentine I just can't get away from Hamlet without calling your attention to a line that is a particular favorite of mine (and of P.G. Wodehouse's Bertie Wooster).


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