Archives for March 2011

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An unknown grain

A fall of grain occurred during a thunderstorm on March 24, 1840, at Rajkit, India, according to Col. Sykes of the British Association in American Journal of Science, 1841-40. The natives were excited, “because it was grain of a kind unknown to them.” Botanists were unable to identify it as well.

–Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p. 66 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).

Amazon!

Second Death is now listed on Amazon.com. It says you may sign up to purchase it when it becomes available. I’m so impatient! I want it available now!

Well, as I’ve said before, you may purchase it from CreateSpace. I actually get more royalties there.

It’s also available on Kindle.

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Rancidness

Rancidness–putridity–decomposition–a note that has been struck many times. In a positive sense, of course, nothing means anything, or every meaning is continuous with all other meanings; or that all evidences of guilt, for instance, are just as good evidences of innocence–but this condition seems to mean–things lying around among the stars a long time. Horrible disaster in the time of Julius Caesar; remains from it not reaching this earth till the time of the Bishop of Cloyne…

Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p. 66 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).