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"Homesick" (1896)


I love the woodlands when the light is breaking,

Within the pearly cloudlets far away,

And the sweet birds, their cozy nests forsaking,

In softest love-notes tell of new-born day. 321 more words


October 13 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1914
The seat of the Belgian government has moved to the French port of Havre.  It had previously moved from Brussels to Antwerp and then to Ostend.   99 more words


Haunted Castle (1896)

For my history of horror, I’ll probably wind up talking about several different movies which have been claimed as the “first” horror movie. This is probably the earliest of those, for what it’s worth, but it’s also probably the hardest to nail down as “really” being a horror movie. 194 more words


September 30 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1914
Under cover of darkness, the America, said to be the world’s most powerful aeroplane, is loaded aboard the Mauretania… 128 more words


"A Modern Samaritan" (1896)

A Modern Samaritan

The street was dark, the night was cold;

I met a man polite and bold.

“The kindly man will always share

The load his brother has to bear.” 31 more words


Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

This past May marked the 60th Anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education.  In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court overturned the decision handed down in the case of… 61 more words

General Political Science

Victorian Poems (1896)

A Birthday

By Christina Rossetti

My heart is like a singing bird

Whose nest is in a watered shoot;

My heart is like an apple tee… 1,083 more words