Friday, February 15, 2008

123 Meme: Sex in Middlesex

Step 1: Pick up the nearest book of 123 pages or more.
Step 2: Find page 123.
Step 3: Read the first five complete sentences.
Step 4: Post the next three sentences.

Here's mine:
Sex in Middlesex: Popular Mores in a Massachusetts County, 1649-1699
by Roger Thompson (1986)

In 1682 when he was sixty-nine, he was caught in the prison in the act of copulation with the already heavily pregnant Mary Lovell. For this, he was dismissed from his post, evicted from his house, and sentenced with a certain poetic justice to be whipped twenty stripes in April 1683. Six months later the flogged flogger flagged and died.

Interesting. I should do this for all of my seminar books.

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