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Old 22-08-2014, 03:44 PM   #193
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Lightbulb Devil's Pulpit

Tintern is home to several different walking trails, in addition to notable areas of interest. A bridge a little to the north of the abbey crosses the River Wye, and is open to the public on a yearly basis. The bridge leads to a choice of several clearly marked walking paths, most notably a path to "Devil's Pulpit" and a path to Offa's Dyke. Devil's Pulpit is a small rocky outcrop that overlooks the abbey. According to local legend, the Devil used to preach from the outcrop and attempt to seduce the abbey's monks away from Christianity..The public house, The Moon and Sixpence, was originally known as the Mason's Arms, but changed its name in 1948 following a visit by Somerset Maugham, author of the 1919 novel of the same name..Tintern Girls Grammar School, a private school in Melbourne, Australia, was named after the abbey...'s liberation is one thing, but the permeation of anti-male sentiment in post-modern popular culture - from our mocking sitcom plots to degrading commercial story lines - stands testament to the ignorance of society..Navigating the chessboard that is human existence is quite a feat, yet one rarely acknowledged in modern academia or media...

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