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Unformatted text preview: the glittering dental satire of a Guise the toothy smile of a deceiver like one of the Guises, a powerful Ducal family of Renaissance Italy. the good-natured poet's famous invocation a quotation from Book IV of Martial's Epigrams. the Graces three sisters from Greek mythology who bestowed charm and beauty. groundlings inferior sailors. Haden's etching a work of art by Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818–1910). halyards ropes used to raise and lower sails. Ham In Genesis 9:22–25, Ham is Noah's son and father of many nations. Tradition claims that Noah cursed Ham's offspring with black skin because Ham dishonored his father. hardtack a ship's biscuits. harness of breeching and strong side-tackles the devices that anchor back and sides of cannons to prevent them from jolting out of position....
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- Fall '08
- ham, Fra Angelico, Francis Seymour Haden, Giovanni da Fiesole, famous Paris fortressprison, groundlings inferior sailors