[Milton-L] Contract bridge column

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Tue Dec 30 19:29:11 EST 2008

>   Just got around to the paper. To my delight, "Aces   
>   on Bridge" today has as its headnote a passage from  
>   PL that always makes me laugh:                       
>   …admiring more                                     
>   The riches of Heav'n's pavement, trodd'n Gold,       
>   Than aught divine or holy else enjoy'd               
>   In vision beatific:    (I.681-683)                   
Yikes!  JM and bridge - what a concept! When I was an undergraduate in the early 60s at Duke, there were two preoccupations for students [besides the obvious ones of drink and sex]: bridge and [for women] knitting. Both were then and remain now mysteries to me.
>   Nancy Charlton                                       
>   Snow all melted and floods threatening               

Sorry to hear that - best wishes that creek don't rise.

Happy New Year!

Cynthia A. Gilliatt
English Department, JMU, ret.
JMU Safe Zones supporter
"You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people you hate." Fr. John Weston

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