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Thread #4024   Message #1932196
Posted By: GUEST,Bill Hopkinson
10-Jan-07 - 07:27 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Babylon is Fallen (to Rise no More)
Subject: RE: Origins: Babylon is Fallen (to Rise no More)
My understanding was that it dated from the English Civil War. I used it in my production of Caryl Churchill's play "Light SHining in Buckinghamshire. But the scholarship on the thread so far does seem to end with the Shakers. maybe it just feels right for apocalyptic millenial moments.