[B-Greek] Thomas Hardy, Liddell and Scott On the Completion of their Lexicon

James Spinti JSpinti at Eisenbrauns.com
Wed Jul 25 11:30:00 EDT 2007


Very nice. I had only heard the limerick by Johnson (I think it was):

Scott knew Liddell,
And Liddell knew less

:)

James

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: b-greek-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org 
> [mailto:b-greek-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Carl W. Conrad
> Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 11:22 AM
> To: B-Greek B-Greek
> Subject: [B-Greek] Thomas Hardy,Liddell and Scott On the 
> Completion of their Lexicon
> 
> 
> Did you know that Thomas Hardy composed a poem of dialogue between  
> Liddell and Scott on the completion of their original lexicon in  
> 1843? Well, he did:
> 
> http://tinyurl.com/yrtlqz
> 
> You say you didn't know and that you also couldn't care less? Oh.
> 
> Carl W. Conrad
> Department of Classics, Washington University (Retired)
> 
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