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The Laws Of God, The Laws Of Man

The laws of God, the laws of man,
He may keep that will and can;
Not I: let God and man decree
Laws for themselves and not for me; 137 more words


Quote of the day, Aug. 28

A.E. Housman

“Give me a land of boughs in leaf
A land of trees that stand;
Where trees are fallen there is grief;
I love no leafless land.”


Great Poems: "Terence, this is stupid stuff" by A.E. Housman

This poem is a bit long but FUN and easy to understand. Its fresh and insightful meaning plays off of the simplicity of its style to result in a clever, funny, accessible, and interesting poem. 887 more words

Discoveries From Learning

The Centennial: August 7, 1914

Eran rarely remembered his dreams. The only exception from the past year was the one about the rabid mastiff with detachable legs who had forced him to date Taylor Swift. 359 more words


That Uncertain Feeling

Paul Fussell calls the feeling “our summer of 1914” (p. 24): any sense of placid, happy innocence about to be taken forever from its unwitting possessors. 425 more words

a poem from "out of africa"

In 1985, when Tommy was 16 years old, a movie titled Out of Africa was released. It was based on an autobiographical book by Karen Blixen (who wrote under the pen name Isak Dinesen), which tells the story of her life on her farm in Kenya in the early 1900s. 357 more words

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