Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Rwoasten pig

from William Barnes, “Harvest Hwome”:

(NB Dorset dialect, so v = f)

Thursday, January 19, 2012

bacon from the abode where the Eternal are


and later:

Percy Bysshe Shelley: Oedipus Tyrannus, or, Swellfoot the Tyrant. (The editor: “But, like everything he wrote, it breathes that deep sympathy for the sorrows of humanity, and indignation against its oppressors, which make it worthy of his name.”)