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In 1492…

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue! Disappointingly, this phrase doesn’t turn up anywhere in the EEBO-, ECCO-, or Evans-TCP corpora. In fact, according to a visualization generated by the Google N-Grams viewer, the familiar rhyme doesn’t appear in print at all until just before 1900. However, EEBO-TCP does contain a number of books detailing […]

Of Marmots and Monarchs: A Michaelmas selection from the TCP

This marks the first in a series of blog posts that will highlight TCP texts of interest around holidays and other important dates. Please let us know in the comments if there’s a text or day you’d like to see featured!┬áNB: while all readers will be able to see metadata, tables of contents, and search […]