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The many uses of ‘multiple’


I once failed to entertain the former Master of Balliol Sir Anthony Kenny by telling him about the inscription in the lift at the London Library, the gift of the Byzantinist Sir Steven Runciman. I suddenly forgot what it said.

All I could think of was Inter medium montium pertransibunt aquae, ‘Between the midst of the hills the waters shall pass’.

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