Re: High-tech weaponry

Joe E. Dees (
Tue, 15 Jun 1999 20:06:32 -0500

Date sent:      	Tue, 15 Jun 1999 19:38:55 -0500
From:           	Chuck Kuecker <>
Subject:        	Re: High-tech weaponry
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> At 10:55 AM 6/15/99 -0700, Eugene Leitl wrote:
> >
> >Movie? Camel? Don't think so.
> Different 'Ishtar' - about ten years ago, don't know who starred, but it
> was a box office bomb...the camel's name was Ishtar, if I remember
> correctly. Never saw the flick..but now I just might have to rent it...
It was a comedy starring Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman, if memory serves me right (no, I haven't seen it, either).
> >
> >To Kurnugi, land of no return,
> >Ishtar daughter of Sin was determined to go;
> >The daugher of Sin was determined to go
> >To the dark house, dwelling of Erkalla's God,
> >To the house which those who enter cannot leave,
> >On the road where travelling is one-way only,
> >To the house where those who enter are deprived of light,
> >Where dust is their food, clay their bread.
> >They see no light, they dwell in darkness,
> >They are clothed like birds, with feathers.
> >Over the door and the bolt, dust has settled.
> >
> Who wrote this? Coleridge?