S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen


The wind is strong and fierce today, and very cold. I'm not particularly looking forward to going out through it.

We've moved on from the Magna Carta now (which I rather enjoyed, give or take all the vocabulary I didn't know in English, relating to the finer points of feudalism), to papal letters. I heard tales from last year's class of their difficulty and it's true, they are. The sentences are long, clause-intensive, and full of general words, legalese to cover all future instances of a situation.

Tutorial, however, will be full of quite specific vocabulary, to help make up for the generality of today's Latin.

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