Cacciaguida

Defending the 12th century since the 14th; blogging since the 21st.

Catholicism, Conservatism, the Middle Ages, Opera, and Historical and Literary Objets d'Art blogged by a suburban dad who teaches law and writes stuff.


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"Too modest" -- Elinor Dashwood

"Perhaps the wisest man on the Web" -- Henry Dieterich

"Hat tip: me (but really Cacciaguida)" -- Diana Feygin, Editor, THE YALE FREE PRESS

"You are my sire. You give me confidence to speak. You raise my heart so high that I am no more I." -- Dante

"Fabulous!"-- Warlock D.J. Prod of Didsbury

Who was Cacciaguida? See Dante's PARADISO, Cantos XV, XVI, & XVII.


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Thursday, December 18, 2008
 
CONVERSATION CHEZ CACCIAGUIDA: things that go bump in the night

ELINOR: Did you wake up last night and say you bumped your head?
CACCIAGUIDA: No, that was getting up this morning, and it wasn't my head, it was my -- [short pause, but lethally long for vaudeville]
ELINOR: Easily confused.