[R] 4 questions regarding hypothesis testing, survey package, ts on samples, plotting
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Dec 25 22:20:38 CET 2008
Ben Bolker wrote:
> Peter Dalgaard wrote:
>> Thomas Lumley wrote:
>>> On Wed, 24 Dec 2008, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
>>>> It is a bit like the History question: "Who was what in what of whom?"
>>> A traditional British equivalent is "Who dragged whom how many times
>>> around the walls of where?", which does have just about enough context.
>> Yes. "Joshua, Isrelites, seven, Jericho" is wrong by a hair....
> Hmmm. Achilles, Hector, ?, Troy.
> Achilles chased Hector around the wall of Troy three times before
> Athena, in the form of Hector's favorite and dearest brother, Deiphobus,
> persuaded Hector to stop running and fight Achilles face to face. After
> Hector realized the trick, he knew his death was inevitable and accepted
> his fate. Hector, wanting to go down fighting, charged at Achilles with
> his only weapon, his sword. Achilles got his vengeance, killing Hector
> with a single blow to the neck. He then tied Hector's body to his
> chariot and dragged it around the battlefield for nine days.
Achilles ignored Hector's dying wish to have his body returned to his
father Priam for ransom. Instead he fastened leather straps to the body
of Hector, secured them on his chariot and whipping up his immortal
horses Balius, Xanthus and Pedasus, dragged the corpse three times
around the walls of Troy, much to the dismay of the devastated Trojans.
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