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ca 122 __ Hadrian’s Wall
Comment : On the Hadrian’s Wall (or Picts’ Wall, or Roman Wall), the voices of the sentinels were transported from town to town along the wall. (culled from a footnote by Michèle Le Dœuff into the french edition of New Atlantis by Francis Bacon)
Source : Bacon, Francis (1627), “La Nouvelle Atlantide”, Traduction de Michèle Le Dœuff et Margaret Llasera, Paris : Flammarion (1995), 2ème édition révisée (2000), p. 151 note 80.

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