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How hard would it be to write a suicide note?

And look—a thousand Blossoms with the Day Woke
—and a thousand scatter’d into Clay:
And this first Summer Month that brings the Rose
Shall take {me} away.

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The Somerton Man Investigation – what went wrong.

Fourteen instances

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Pasties and Poison. Pharmacies and Pie-Shops

A man doesn't have to be Dick Tracy.

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The Rubaiyat and suicide.

 

Joseph Saul Haim Marshall Suicide

Ah, make the most of what we yet may spend,
Before we, too, into the dust descend.
Dust into dust, and under dust to lie
Sans wine, sans song, sans singer and sans end.

Marshall’s brother said, “I have no doubt that this was the form of death that would appeal to my brother, as being the finest and noblest way of terminating his life.”

Thanks Barry Traish …

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Elihu Vedder Artist

Title: (Illustration for Rubaiyat of Omar Kayyhem)

The Suicide.

Keywords:

Allegory – death

Allegory – religion – immortality

State of being – death – suicide

Details: Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Joan Louise Ogilvie Suicide

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The Somerton Man Suicide

And look—a thousand Blossoms with the Day Woke

—and a thousand scatter’d into Clay: 

And this first Summer Month that brings the Rose 

Shall take Jamshyd and Kaikobad away.

Was the code written solely for the woman whose phone number appeared above it?

- and a thousand scattered into clay

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When was the Rubaiyat lost?

Detective Brown is on record as saying Detective Sergeant Leane's filing system was responsible for losing track of the Rubaiyat.

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The part fingerprinter Patrick James Durham wasn’t asked to play in the Somerton Man case.

It's often been said that proof the suitcase and its contents belonged to the Somerton Man hangs by a thread and that's not an exaggeration by any means. But it didn't have to be that way.

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Which of the Thomsons was responsible for Rachel’s DNA?

Family matters ..

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Beyond the grave / The Somerton Man … ABC TV, September 6th. The full transcript.

Over 4 months now since the exhumation and beginnings of his DNA search .. Is there a problem?

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Why Dr Colleen Fitzpatrick chose her words very carefully.

.. and some unwarranted doubt raised by Professor Derek Abbott.

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