Preface ix
1. The Dead of Night in Lambeth Marsh
1(22)
2. The Man Who Taught Latin to Cattle
23(20)
3. The Madness of War
43(32)
4. Gathering Earth's Daughters
75(26)
5. The Big Dictionary Conceived
104(14)
6. The Scholar in Cell Block Two
115(16)
7. Entering the Lists
131(14)
8. Annulated, Art, Brick-Tea, Buckwheat
145(18)
9. The Meeting of Minds
163(26)
10. The Unkindest Cut
189(16)
11. Then Only the Monuments
205(18)
Postscript 223(4)
Author's Note 227(4)
Acknowledgments 231(8)
Suggestions for Further Reading 239