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27 July 2012

Having been a user of Twitter since 20 February 2011, I have had a generally positive experience with the site and have amassed 2,186 tweets in that time. The first 1,000 to 1,200 were...

1. Silex Scintillans, Titular Emblem, and “Authoris (de se) Emblema”

5 June 2012

Silex Scintillans (The Fiery Flint) first appeared in 1650. Its author, Henry Vaughan, was known only for his Poems, and the Tenth Satire of Iuvenal, English'd (1646)....