Monthly Archives: October 2018

A Weary Time

There passed a weary time. Each throat Was parched, and glazed each eye, – A weary time! a weary time! — (Coleridge, Rime Of the Ancient Mariner) ‘Tis a weary time between now and the midterm elections on November 6th. … Continue reading

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The Tragedy Of Bacon (Part 7)

“Who will say positively, and prove, when, and where either Anthony or Francis [Bacon] died, and where they were buried? Three different authorities give each a different account of the death of Lord Verulam [Francis Bacon].” Since the authorities differ, … Continue reading

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The Tragedy Of Bacon (Part 6)

Francis “Bacon was trying to re-unite the opposed ends of Christendom, rent apart by the theological controversies and animosities of zealots to whom toleration was intolerable…” Because of the fierce passions involved, there was an utmost need for secrecy. Hence, … Continue reading

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The Tragedy Of Bacon (Part 5)

In Hamlet, the prince complains of “words, words, words.” The Aristotelian Scholastics jabbered much but their arguments traveled in circles, leading nowhere (much like what passes for “the news” these days). (Background: The Tragedy Of Bacon (Part 4), Ersjdamoo’s Blog, … Continue reading

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The Tragedy Of Bacon (Part 4)

Francis Bacon entered Cambridge University when he was about 12-years-old. At the age of 15 he “besought his parents to remove him from Cambridge as he had acquired everything the university was able to teach!” (His “parents” here were his … Continue reading

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The Tragedy Of Bacon (Part 3)

Will Shakspere deserts his wife and child in Stratford and hoofs it to London. There, he gravitates towards the theatre-yard, a place haunted by vagrants, horse thiefs, whoremongers (pimps), and “other idele and dangerous persons.” [1] Francis Bacon frequents the … Continue reading

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The Tragedy Of Bacon (Part 2)

A hidden hand had attempted to obliterate the “FR” between ELIZABETHA and JACOBUS in Canonbury Tower. (Background: The Tragedy Of Bacon, Ersjdamoo’s Blog, October 20, 2018.) The hidden hand was active elsewhere, upon the tombstone of Sir Thomas Meautys. On … Continue reading

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The Tragedy Of Bacon

Francis Bacon took out a 99-year lease on Canonbury Tower, about five miles from Charing Cross. On a wall, close under a ceiling in a dark corner, is an inscription consisting of the sovereigns of England since the Norman conquest. … Continue reading

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Go Set A Watchman

Around 2015 there was much buzz: Harper Lee’s sequel of To Kill A Mockingbird was about to be published! There was anticipation that Harper Lee was going to really sock it to the Evil White Men this time! The book … Continue reading

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New Samizdat Premieres

Immediately consequent to a massive purge of Facebook and Twitter accounts, Russia Today (RT) announced the premiere of a news aggregator web site. Called New Samizdat, the site launched “on the same weekend that US social media giants Facebook and … Continue reading

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