nonpareils, comfits, and the occasional book

HSchinske at HSchinske at
Sun Apr 1 16:57:09 EDT 2001

In a message dated 4/1/2001 5:16:07 AM Pacific Daylight Time, Hallie writes:

> I have always _loved_ the word "comfit".  Mind's immediately gone 
>  blank about exact places I'd have come across it, of course. 
>  Possibly Rosemary Sutcliff's _The Armourer's House_ (which I may be 
>  alone in liking), or far more obscure, _The Queen Elizabeth Story_ 
>  (which I may be alone in having read!). 

I've read both, in fact I read _The Armourer's House_ right through to my 
daughters (who were then, in fact, far too young for it, but for some reason 
liked hearing it anyway). I don't like _The Queen Elizabeth Story_ nearly as 

Helen Schinske
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