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Thursday, November 16, 2006

Thursday November 16, 2006

Filed under: General,Geometry — m759 @ 12:00 PM
“Let all thy words be counted.”
Dante, Inf., canto X.

Words
for
G. Robert Crowningshield,
a developer of the

International Diamond
Grading System

According to a
press release,
Crowningshield
died on
November 8.

See Grave Matters,
an entry of that date,
and its links to
Geometry’s Tombstones,
Birth, Death, and Symmetry
,
and
Religious Symbolism
at Princeton
.

Dante, Inferno, Canto X, 37-39:

E l’animose man del duca e pronte
mi spinser tra le sepulture a lui,
dicendo: “Le parole tue sien conte.”

And the bold and ready hands
    of my Leader
pushed me between the tombs to him,
saying: “Let thy words be fitting”.

“Make your words count,”
 Virgil instructs Dante:
“Speak aptly, make what you say
 appropriate to the situation.”

Perhaps Crowningshield’s
Leader will be…

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Niemoller is noted for his role in
the movement that led to the
Barmen Declaration, discussed in
Presbyterian Creedal Standards
linked to in the above-cited
Religious Symbolism
at Princeton

(…that lay in the house
that Jack built).

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