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Re: Patrick O'Brian characters discuss time and longitude
From: Jackson McDonald
Date: 2016 Jun 26, 21:04 +0000
Ms. Herschel understands telescopes "from clew to earring."
Sailors and sailmakers will know what that quaint phrase means. Nothing to do with optics or jewelry.
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