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Friday, 09 May 2014

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Jenny @ Reading the End

Good for that rabbit! It's tamed its natural enemy. Way to go, rabbit!

Alex

I love the marginalia in these manuscripts. You really have to wonder what was going through those illuminators' minds. Did they have to pass some sort of vivid imagination test to get the job in the first place, do you think?

litlove

Oh please can I have a snail of prey? I never knew it was exactly what my life is missing but now I see the light...

Helen

So do I, Alex! Maybe the mouldy bread helped? Even so, they were amazingly talented.

litlove, be warned: even snails of prey which have been properly trained are prone to this sort of behaviour: http://discardingimages.tumblr.com/post/83446398252/screaming-snail-xenophon-retreat-of-the-ten

Stefanie

As if the rabbit riding the hound weren't enough, a trained snail of prey! It is most excellent, that little mollusc, perched on the rabbit's arm! No doubt it is vicious like the rabbit in Monty Python's Holy Grail!

Helen

It's the most foul, cruel and bad-tempered snail you ever set eyes on...

I cried when I first saw the ending of Monty Python's Holy Grail! No sense of humour, me.

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