The end of the long nineteenth century: Kipling familiarly quoted, goose step through the metropolis, cinematic prose, and pastoral riverscape with gunnery

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The Sun (New York), October 1, 1909, pages 1 and 2. The occasion was the combined centennial of Robert Fulton and tercentennial of Henry Hudson.

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The German cruiser Hertha at anchor in the Hudson. Detroit Publishing Company Collection, Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2016795616/.

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  1. And you did notice, Jon, that by reading this paper extract, we’ve all gotten a new term that fits your photography exploits:beplumed (bɪˈpluːmd) *adj *decorated with feathers Yes, we do look carefully when we have the time.

    Your challenge: use this word in a future post.

    Kim

    – – – – – – – – – – K. W. Bridges Botany Professor, retired (Univ. of Hawai`i at Manoa) Cell: 808-741-7824 Website: http://www.kimbridges.com

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