A Clerihew On Columbus: Edmund Clerihew Bentley

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“I quite realized,” said Columbus,
“That the Earth was not a rhombus,
But I am a little annoyed
To find it an oblate spheroid.”

Edmund Clerihew Bentley 1875-1956

Columbus (1929)
The illustration is copyright: Tania A via Shutterstock

 

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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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