Antedating of "Fox-Hole"

hw gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 21 00:51:14 UTC 2013

On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 9:37 AM, Stephen Goranson <goranson at> wrote:

> _fox-hole_ _up_ to its old _height_

The semantics of Classical Latin is strong within him.

_altitudo_ "height, depth"

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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