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Re: [mythsoc] Are there two Hillsboro's?

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  • Mike Foster
    A CSL daily reader I had with my second cuppa this morning said that today Oct. 11 is the 75th anniversary of the date CSL, WHL, JM, MM & Mr. Papworth moved to
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 11, 2005
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      A CSL daily reader I had with my second cuppa this morning said that
      today Oct. 11 is the 75th anniversary of the date CSL, WHL, JM, MM & Mr.
      Papworth moved to the Kilns.

      Cheers,
      Mike
    • Kathleen
      Thanks very much. :) Arevanye ... Lewis & ... brief ... dated ... out to ... is over ... that ... Western Road, ... is no ... parody ... this. ... B.S., ...
      Message 2 of 4 , Oct 12, 2005
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        Thanks very much. :)

        Arevanye


        --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, David Bratman <dbratman@e...> wrote:

        > What there is is some complexity about the dates he resided there.
        Lewis &
        > menage first moved into Hillsboro in August 1922 but only stayed a month
        > (AMR p. 79); then they came back. According to Hooper's Companion (p.
        > 122), they lived there "most of the time" between 1922 and 1930. A
        brief
        > glance at Lewis's collected letters shows a letter to Arthur Greeves
        dated
        > 22 June 1930 at Hillsboro (p. 1:907), so it's unlikely that they'd been
        > away again before August. In the letter, Lewis says that he "moved
        out to
        > Headington last night" by which he evidently means that since term
        is over
        > he no longer needs to stay in his college rooms.
        >
        > I suspect that the whole "moved to Hillsboro in 1930" idea is a typo
        that
        > got spread around.
        >
        > Lewis's letters (and the website) give Hillsboro's address as
        Western Road,
        > Headington. Hooper's notes in AMR say it's on Holyoake Road. There
        is no
        > Western Road in Headington today, so I suspect the street name has been
        > changed.
        >
        >
        > >Does anyone know what the the letters "TE, BS" mean at the end of
        > >Letter 22 in "The Screwtape Letters"?
        >
        > No idea. As letters appended to Screwtape's formal title, this is a
        parody
        > of the British practice of using abbreviations of one's degrees, honors,
        > and memberships after one's name. ("M.A., C.B.E., F.R.S., etc." - that
        > sort of thing.) The name of Tolkien's T.C.B.S. is also a takeoff of
        this.
        > I don't know if Lewis had anything in particular in mind for "T.E.,
        B.S.,
        > etc." to stand for, though there might be some reference elsewhere
        in the
        > Letters.
        >
        > David Bratman
        >
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