Wednesday, November 30, 2011
"I came in with Halley's Comet in 1835- It is coming again next year (1910)"K
King Arthur might not exactly be the Almighty. Halley's Comet may have actually put him in office. It happenned to, according to Edmond Halley, who wrote Synopsis of the Astronomy of Comets in 1705, appeared at the call of either Harold II of England and William the Conquerer who had the battle to decide divine right at Hastings, and most probably a battle to death. It also put's Stonehenge under the historical retrospective of whichever rode upon a rainbow into heaven to rain light through the sky.
I probably have a silent film for you, Mr.Twain.
As for William Dean Howells, we could bother with some of these: