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2 edition of Epitaph for a squadron. found in the catalog.

Epitaph for a squadron.

James Gordon

Epitaph for a squadron.

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Published by Stockwell in Ilfracombe .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination55p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20275622M

A key feature of the Oxfordian case lies in the cryptic interpretation of Ben Jonson's phrasing of the Preface to the First Folio. Ben is a master of the sideways, slanting, cryptic insult, so this is not, on the face of it, the usual daft codes and ciphers nonsense. Appearing in Americana, in April , the article closed with a fitting epitaph for Capt. Lambert Wickes: "Thus closed a career distinguished for patriotism, gallantry and humanity, for not a single charge of cruelty or harshness was ever breathed against him by any one of his many prisoners. Franklin, who knew him well, said of him, 'He was a.


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