Magic Mushrooms Dried for Sale
Thus it came about that England took delivery of Americas gifts with a Spanish
billing, never suspecting that the humble vegetables from the New World
were now sailing on a false invoice, their genuine virtues lost from view in
the resplendent aura befitting a newly discovered and miraculous aphrodisiac.
The craze for aphrodisiacs seized England too. Falstaff in The Merry Wives
of Windsor invokes them.
We offer this as additional evidence,
circumstantial in character, in support of the Pedersen thesis. As we shall see on p. 144, this does not altogether
rule out the possibility that the same root is native to languages outside the Indo-European family. In short,
both Pedersen and the Latin philologists could conceivably be right.
menon known as metathesis. Thus gamba becomes spongos in Greek.
If on balance we incline to the view that Cooke inspired the mushroom
episode in Alice, this is because Cookes influence is clearly felt in Charles
Kingsleys famous novel, Hereward, the Last oj the English, published in 1866.
In Chapter 10 Kingsley introduces to his readers an old Lappish nurse, living in
England, who possessed the secret of the scarlet toadstools.
Spores Cheap @ Friday, August 01, 2014 9:46:14 AM