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simon3
2012-12-10 22:52:12
Re Hail Mad Hatter.
Vertigo, your suggestion that conquerors of the Arderins should be presented with a white horse during a triumphal parade certainly has style. The Sword of Honour would add a further, majestic, touch allowing the hero to lightly touch the shoulders of us followers, while muttering imprecations. The surrounds in your proposal look very much like the Phoenix Park in your picture - a fitting place adjacent to the Ordnance Survey with its supplies of maps and replete with deer for the successful complieter to hunt with said sword.

And I know you will have thought out the issue of quartering the horse between ceremonies, living as you do in some rural fastness on the way to Tara.

Nevertheless there is a psychological risk that said Arderin winners might start to entertain curious notions about getting to the top in future. After all didn't a character in a Sean O'Casey play define someone in the ascendancy as a Protestant with a Horse? And what might become of a Bagger with a Nag?

And, remembering that little fracas with the jarveys near the Reeks, there is the problem of horse droppings. Can you reassure us of your cunning plan to avoid spoiling the parade?
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