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Garden of Egdon

10 Jan

Garden of Eden by Thomas Cole

Remember way back when when I threw out that little line about Egdon being a pretty similar word to Eden?  It’s okay, it was a long time ago, and was only a teensy sentence in a post about something seemingly different.  It’s right here, if you’d like to refresh your memory.

Anyway, all of that was before I got to this quote:

But here, away from comparisons, shut in by the stable hills, amoung which mere walking had the novelty of pageantry, and where any man could imagine himself to be Adam without the least difficulty, . . .

Am I on to something?

 

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2 Comments

Posted by on January 10, 2013 in The Return of the Native

 

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2 responses to “Garden of Egdon

  1. Adriana @ Classical Quest

    January 10, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    Oh! I love it when that happens Christina! Great insight. 🙂

     
  2. Christina Joy

    January 11, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    Thanks!

     

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