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Poster: Hank Harwell <cleireac@juno.com>

About a year ago I was leafing through a book merchant's wares and came
across a book on constructing sundials.  In this book, the author showed
a picture of a handheld sundial purportedly found in the cloisters of
Westminster Abbey.  It was long and narrow, with holes drilled in the
surface along two parallel lines.  In these holes, one would stick pins
to mark the month/day, and the sun's shadow would fall across other holes
marking the time.  has anyone else seen this, and could possibly point me
to a much better description, where I might possibly be able to cosntruct

Brother Cleireac of Inisliath

The Welsh pray on their knees, and on their neighbors. The Scots keep the
Sabbath, and anything else they can get their hands on. The Irish don't
know what they want but are willing to fight to the death for it. 
Whereas the English consider themselves a race of self made men, thus
relieving the almighty of an awesome responsibility. (_As Others See Us_,

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