From: "Roy C. Lackey"
Subject: Re: (urth) PEACE: 3 Misses Date: Sun, 25 Aug 2002 23:19:04 -0500 Matthew responding to me: >> I can make nothing of "Tyler". > >Not having read Peace I have no idea if there's any relevance but the word >can mean door or gate keeper. Archaic and obsolete except in Masonic >Lodges where the additional meaning of keeping out the uninitiated applies >and Tyler is a formal position. To tyle the lodge; bar the doors assured >that only the aurhorised are within. So, Helen Birkhead Tyler yields . . .? torch + shininghead (?) + gate keeper(?) flame-topped gate keeper? Like the cherubim with flaming swords at the gates of Eden, guarding the way to the tree of life? -Roy --