#504 The many voices of Maria Jerritza


Marc Edmund Jones in his Jones 1000, has Miss Jerritza listed at 7 am that gives her the following chart and 22 Libra rising, "a child giving birds a drink at the fountain." I do not fully agree with this chart and so rectified her birth time to 10:46 AM and got now a 4…

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Poet & Father of Frankenstein – P. B. Shelley


Recently I was reading a series of essays, “English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism” edited by M. H. Abrams in 1960. One writer, I think it was the poet Donald Davie,  mentioned how when he was young and first introduced to the Romantics he loved Shelley to the point of memorizing his poems and quoting…

#968 Oscar Wilde and the Grand Sextile


Biograph Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was born October 15, 1854 in Dublin, and  was a popular literary figure in late Victorian England, known for his  wit, flamboyant style and ultimately imprisonment for homosexuality. because of his liaison with Lord Douglas.  Our header image is the portrait of the two married men. He graduated  from Oxford University, he…