I am an itinerant shepherd with a penchant for blogging from the pasture.

See JOHN MILTON, PARADISE LOST 49, bk. II, ll. 592-94 (Scott Elledge ed., Norton & Co. 1993) (1674) (describing the land beyond Lethe as “A gulf profound as that Serbonian bog / Betwixt Damiata and Mount Casius old, / Where armies whole have sunk”) (emphasis added); see also Brazos River Auth. v. City of Graham, 163 Tex. 167, 176, 354 S.W.2d 99, 105 (Tex. 1962) (“To attempt a distinction between the power of eminent domain and an exercise of the police power along this line would, as intimated by the Court of Civil Appeals, involve us in a sophistic Miltonian Serbonian Bog“) (emphasis added).

Which is, of course, little better than a sophistic Miltonian Serbonian Blog.

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