Re: The Killing Blow(s)
- Samson was very *basic* in his masculinity...
-- Lynn --
(BTW, Janet's cafe-press link works *if you delete the period at the
--- In email@example.com, "Diane Joy Baker" <dbaker021@...> wrote:
> Even worse is that Sam (after hearing that she wanted to afflict
him) actually went for it. This is a judge? She must have been some
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Lynn Maudlin
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2008 3:27 AM
> Subject: [mythsoc] Re: The Killing Blow(s)
> --- In email@example.com, John D Rateliff <sacnoth@> wrote:
> >In any case, Glorfindel's prophecy is true to the pattern
> > of Irish & Welsh geases, which tend to be torturously
> > there's the famous case of one in Welsh lore that's so complex the
> > hero's wife says she can't follow it and gets him to demonstrate
> > exact position he's not allowed to be in -- whereupon her lover
> > pounces on him, with disastrous consequences to them all.
> It reminds me of Samson and Delilah (which means "woman of the night"
> in Hebrew! gotta love those Hebrew names) when she asks, "Please tell
> me where your great strength is and how you may be bound to afflict
> you." Yikes!!! some girlfriend...
> -- Lynn --
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