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Old 4 Aug 2014, 05:04 PM   #181
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see a problem roughly similar to yours.
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Old 5 Aug 2014, 12:41 AM   #182
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The boy stood on the burning deck
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Old 5 Aug 2014, 02:16 AM   #183
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because no space was available in lifeboats.
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Old 5 Aug 2014, 02:18 AM   #184
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Obviously the ship was not the Titanic.
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Old 5 Aug 2014, 07:51 AM   #185
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Fire, not ice, was the danger here.
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Old 5 Aug 2014, 04:32 PM   #186
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But there was plenty of water around.
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Old 5 Aug 2014, 09:27 PM   #187
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Water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.

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Old 6 Aug 2014, 02:08 AM   #188
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[Coleridge used 'water' twice, which makes eight.]
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Old 6 Aug 2014, 03:05 AM   #189
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But he was not playing this game.
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Old 9 Aug 2014, 11:49 AM   #190
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Coleridge wrote Rime while walking with Wordsworth.
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Old 10 Aug 2014, 01:13 AM   #191
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This was in the Lake District, where
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Old 10 Aug 2014, 01:23 AM   #192
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a lycanthrope, swimming out of his depth,
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Old 10 Aug 2014, 01:42 AM   #193
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encountered a snake, known locally as bownessie.
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Old 10 Aug 2014, 05:48 AM   #194
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related to the octothorpe, not the lycanthrope..
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