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A dog called Toby?… Stuart France

(Francesco Botticini) * Tobias was the only child of a blind, holy man, named Tobit, and his wife, Anna. Tobit sent his young son Tobias on an errand to a distant land to collect monies that were owed to him. … Continue reading

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The Other-Side of Space… Stuart France

* So Cor and Fran retreated to the start of the green sward and replayed as accurately as they could remember the events that had led to Min’s mysterious disappearance. Fran ran on ahead and when she got to the … Continue reading

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A Far-Flown Arrow… Stuart France

* “Where did she go?” “I dunno.” Poor  Fran and Cor, in this day and age people are not supposed to disappear, or at least, not like that. They still do though. Despite their understandable confusion. Over a thousand people … Continue reading

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Game of Stones … Stuart France

* “This must be it,” shouted Min getting excited again. If she had been a child she would have been jumping up and down on the spot. “The green sward, you mean?” replied Cor who was just as excited but … Continue reading

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Angels, Angels, everywhere… Stuart France

* “The Elizabethans followed Medieval lines of belief with regard to the angels yet confused, omitted, or misunderstood many of the finer details.” * * “They were convinced that the angels, as agents of ‘pure intellect’, acted as intermediaries between … Continue reading

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Linking the Chain III… Stuart France

* “Despite Copernicus, the educated Elizabethan inhabited a geocentric universe whose movements were directed from a fiery, light-filled heaven, situated beyond the fixed stars, by a fiery, light-filled Super-Being.” * * “Between this, the ‘highest-heaven’, and the created universe was … Continue reading

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Linking the Chain II… Stuart France

* “The Elements, then, were not links in a simple chain but acted more as ‘inherent principles’ within the chain as a whole…” * * “Similarly, the perfected parts of inanimate nature, operated at heights far removed from what might … Continue reading

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