If they are the hazard they are claimed to be,
it is curious there is not a fog horn or some other
automatic warning marker.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 2:20 AM
Subject: Re: The Dry Salvages - what's in a name?
> > Incidentally. Nancy mentions that Eliot had himself sailed off the coast
> > of New England. Were those rocks more dangereous in heading out to sea
> > or in returning? Probably irrelevant, but I'm looking for something to
> > support Peter's speculation on old vs new world culture. Do the rocks
> > represent more of a danger for one returning to the new or leaving the
> > new world?
> I'm not sure of the currents around there but I see returning to port
> as more dangerous. On departure in a fog you would know the rocks are
> there and close by. On return you would be tired and not sure where
> they were.
> Rick Parker
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