Here are the quotations for the coming week (Feb
12th to 18th):
1. ...'Well, suppose you say that I said that she said
something quite different, I don't see that it makes any difference; because if
she said what you said I said she said, its just the same as if I said what she
said she said. On the other hand ...'
2. He took the Elephant - All-the Elephant-there-was - and
said, 'Play at being an Elephant, and All-the Elephant-there-was played. He took
the Beaver - All-the-Beaver-there-was - and said, 'Play at being a Beaver', and
All-the-Beaver-there-was played. He took the Cow...
3. ...he went
on between the lilies and the loquats and the roses and the cannas and the
heavy-scented ginger-plants that grew in the garden, until he came to the great
The sources of last week's extracts (February 5th
to 11th) are as follows:
1. (...Her cinnabar-tinted topsail,
nicking the hot blue horizon, showed she was a Spanish wheat-boat ...)
This is from the opening passage of "The Manner of Men" in Limits and
little schooner was gambolling all around her anchor among the silver-tipped
waves...) This is from Captains Courageous.
3. (...She looked like the pious
Abigail who has just spoken her mind, and, with folded hands, sits thanking
heaven...) This is from "Their Lawful Occasions" in Traffics and
Good wishes to all, John