Final Word

March 29, 1996

This week's Final Word comes from a founding father whose vessel eventually found a berth at Canary Wharf:

"One day, I hope, I trust, the sweet winds will rise up again, our sails will open and the ship will be carried forward whatever its crew to new adventures."

The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Julian Barnes's History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters , is James A. Smith-Canham of Coventry University.

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