Unweaving the Rainbow

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Re: Unweaving the Rainbow

Postby Raphael » Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:08 am

I would like to make a proclamation that of all the people you are likely to meet nobody will be as hopeless at maths as I- even Saturn. :lol:
John....you did not live to see-
who we are because of what you left,
what it is we are in what we make of you.

Peter Sanson, 1995.
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Re: Unweaving the Rainbow

Postby Ennis » Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:14 pm

jesleeall wrote:One (belated) thought: wasn't Keats at a dinner or party when he joined in with others who were disparaging science and made the "unweaving" comment? According to his biographers, he was always making extravagant statements, "rhodomontades," that he didn't necessarily fully believe in. I always thought this comment, made in high spirits at a party, probably fell somewhere in that category.


The "Unweave a rainbow" quote is actually from Lamia: Book Two, verses 234-237.
"But if you will fully love me, though there may be some fire, 'twill not be more than we can bear when moistened and bedewed with Pleasures." JK to FB 08.07.1819
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