Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Pharisee, again

Stringham brought his horse prints with him to his Oxford rooms. A vistor, Bob Duport, sees the print of The Pharisee and says, “I’ve never seen a jock on land, or sea, sit a horse like that.” (QU 185/191) “‘Put … Continue reading

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Monet weather

Jenkins, Stringham, and Members leave Sillery’s together: “Rain had been falling while we were at tea, but the pavements were now drying under wooly sky. ‘What very Monet weather it has been lately,’ said Members, almost to himself. ” [QU … Continue reading

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The Dying Gladiator

Later at Sillery’s, “Members rose suddenly from the sofa and cast himself with a startling bump, almost full length on the floor in front of the fire place: exchanging in this manner his Boyhood-of-Raleigh pose for that of the Dying … Continue reading

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