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Days of a wine dark sea

Kenn Sherwood Roe

Days of a wine dark sea

a recollection of World War II : Dillon Beach and the North Coast

by Kenn Sherwood Roe

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Published by Tomales Regional History Center in Tomales, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Roe, Kenn Sherwood.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Children -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Kenn Sherwood Roe.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD811.5 .R637 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination41 p. :
      Number of Pages41
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL78050M
      LC Control Number99181539

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The Wine Dark Sea, book number 16 of the Aubrey-Maturin series starts with a chase, ends with a chase and has Days of a wine dark sea book usual excitement and intrigue in between. The HMS Surprise voyages to Peru, where Maturin hopes to help the independence movement of Peru/5.

The wine-dark sea is a traditional English translation of οἶνοψ πόντος (oînops póntos, IPA: / ), from οἶνος (oînos, “wine”) + ὄψ (óps, “eye; face”).

It is an epithet in Homer of uncertain meaning: a literal translation is "wine-face sea" (wine-faced, wine-eyed). It is attested five times in the Iliad and twelve times in the Odyssey, often to. Nevertheless I long—I pine, all my days— to travel home and see the dawn of my return.

And if a god will wreck me yet again on the wine-dark sea, I can bear that too, with a spirit tempered to endure. Much have I suffered, labored long and hard by now in the waves and wars.

Add this to. In this installment of O'Brian's maritime epic, Captain Aubrey and the crew of the Surprise are pursuing an American privateer through the Great South Sea. As is his custom, O'Brian grabs your attention with the first, beautifully memorable sentence: "A purple ocean, vast under the sky and devoid of all visible life apart from two minute ships racing across its immensity."Cited by: 1.

And take this veil, and wind it round your waist. It has divine power, and you need not fear injury or death. But when you clasp the land, unwind it once more, and cast it far out onto the wine-dark sea, and turn your eyes away.’ With this, the goddess gave him the veil, and like a sea mew dived at the stormy sea, and the dark wave covered her.

The Wine-Dark Sea written by Leonardo Sciascia is a book composed of short stories. Each one of Sciascia's stories has a meaning to it or a life lesson as some would call it. In the first story entitled The Ransom is a story about being unselfish and giving up something in order to gain a reward/5(30).

The Wine Dark Sea displays Aickman at his very best. From the sensuality of the title story, to the nightmarish rural surreality of the Trains, from Aickman bridges the stylistic gap between classic horror, as written by practitioners such as M.R.

James, Algernon Blackwood, Arthur Machen etc and the new wave of horror, as represented by such /5. Dr. Rutherford-Dyer wrote: ''Further examination of the references to 'wine-dark sea' shows that the phrase is normally used on weather conditions at dark.'' But he, too, agrees that it.

This wine-dark sea has haunted many imaginations. Nineteenth-century British prime minister William Gladstone posited in Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age that the Greeks had a form of color-blindness, their optical palette limited to black and white, and possibly red.

Another theory was that a type of algal bloom, red tide, made the Homeric-era Aegean wine-red. So with "Wine-Dark Sea," my symphony for band, I asked for her help months before I ever wrote a note of music.

The commission, from Jerry Junkin and The University of Texas Wind Ensemble, in honor of the th anniversary of the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, was for. Wine has often been compared to blood in literature and the series of stories by Leonardo Sciascia about his native Sicily, The Wine Dark Sea play to this.

Thomas Cahill in his book, "Sailing the Wine Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter" uses the phrase to invoke an air of mystery. Simcha Fisher posted an interesting essay about the novels of E.B White, specifically about several moments of friction in Charlotte’s Web and The Trumpet of the Swan.I’ve become more and more interested in this notion of friction: the idea that there are sometimes elements in a work of art (or even the whole work of art) that create a certain resistance in an individual reader and.

Nevertheless I long, I pine, all my days— to travel home and see the dawn of my return. And if a god will wreck me yet again on the wine-dark sea, I can bear that too, with a spirit tempered to endure. Much have I suffered, labored long and hard by now. in the waves and wars. Add this to the total— bring the trial on!”.

The Wine-Dark Sea by Patrick O'BrianThere are few prose stylists writing today who can compare with Patrick O'Brian for the smooth, evocative and fluid stories which come from his pen.

This book, a particularly fine example of O'Brian's craft, is part of his Aubrey/Maturin series of 5/5(5). Pint of Blood () Wine Dark Sea () Wine Dark Sea is the sixth solo album of American musician Jolie album was released on through : Country. Menedemos, the young dashing sea captain, and his helper, the scholarly Sostratos, are sea-traders from the Greek island of Rhodes.

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The child’s pockets [ ]. In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, Thomas Cahill explores the legacy, good and bad, of the ancient Greeks. From the origins of Greek culture in the migrations of armed Indo-European tribes into Attica and the Peloponnesian peninsula, to the formation of the city-states, to the birth of Western literature, poetry, drama, philosophy, art, and.

All Book Search results » About the author () James Pinckney Miller was born on Decem in Texas. He was a notable playwright during the Golden Age of Television, earning three Emmy nominations.

He became a novelist and screenwriter and was known for Days of Wine and Roses. While attending Rice University in the late s. View deals for Villa Bella Mare, Wine Dark Sea Villas. Near Heraklion Port. WiFi is free, and this villa also features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. All rooms have private pools and on: Rodia, Heraklion, Malevizi   Wine has often been compared to blood in literature and the series of stories by Leonardo Sciascia about his native Sicily, The Wine Dark Sea play to this.

Thomas Cahill in his book, "Sailing the Wine Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter" uses the phrase to invoke an air of mystery. This book is not fiction, it is actually quite an excellent.THE WINE-DARK SEA LEONARDO SCIASCIA (–)was born in Racalmuto, Sicily. Starting in the s, he made a name for himself in Italy and abroad as a novelist and essayist, and also as a controversial commentator on political affairs.

Among his many other books are The Day of the Owl, Equal Danger, and To Each His Own.