On Tue, 24 May 2016 11:43:25 -0400, Ken Armstrong <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Saddened to let the forum know that Peter Montgomery has passed.
>Rest in Peace, Peter, peace and puns if there is any justice.
Awhile back I wrote a post on Eliot's last words. It turns out that this thread contained nearly the last words from Peter to the list. This was simply a quotation from Eliot in response to to a post by Nancy but it shows Peter's love of Eliot and his Catholic faith. May the Lady also say a prayer for Peter who pilots a new starship.
> Peter Montgomery wrote:
> "Lady, whose shrine stands on the promontory,
> Pray for all those who are in ships, those
> Whose business has to do with fish, and
> Those concerned with every lawful traffic
> And those who conduct them.
> Repeat a prayer also on behalf of
> Women who have seen their sons or husbands
> Setting forth, and not returning:
> Figlia del tuo figlio,
> Queen of Heaven.
> Also pray for those who were in ships, and
> Ended their voyage on the sand, in the sea's lips
> Or in the dark throat which will not reject them
> Or wherever cannot reach them the sound of the sea bell's
> Perpetual angelus."