EDIBLE TOADSTOOLS was the caption used by the great Times on September 29,
1943, in reporting one of these talks. Could a more uninviting headline be
devised Things that are merely edible may be scarcely palatable, and toadstools
by the innermost meaning of the word are unfit for the table. Had a Russian
been charged with editing that news item, he would have enticed his readers
with some such headline as WILD MUSHROOMS IN FINE COOKERY.
no positive evidence survives, so far as we know, to show that in the practice
of witchcraft the secrets of the fungi were utilized no evidence, that is, beyond
toadstool itself, this humble folkword with its secret message. Does the absence
of positive evidence mean that the toadstool was not used in the practices of the
Old Religion, or that the secret was successfully kept For the present we leave
the answer to the reader.
These comments about wars go for the United States too broadly speaking,
the tally until our own generation adds up to two civil wars including the
War of Independence and a few brief expeditionary ventures.
Yes, whoever seeks seriously to understand Russia must make the needed
effort of intellect and imagination to comprehend the full and awful meaning
of war in the history of the Slavs. This is the first and great imperative.
mexikaner bestellen bestellen @ Wednesday, July 29, 2015 3:28:03 PM