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Brevity Teasers

“I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time,” said Blaise Pascal and looked proudly at the pile of paper covered with his neat writing. 439 more words

Writing

Reflect upon your present blessings of which every has many–not on your past misfortunes, of which all… have some.

Charles Dickens

Quotation

Quello che il renzismo non dice (19): sul Pinocchio renziano da Collodi a Dickens. E sulla sfuriata della dipendente pubblica a VIRUS, il contagio delle idee (RAI 2).

di Rina Brundu. “Geppetto è indagato e Pinocchio rischia l’eredità”, commenta, quest’oggi, con una straordinaria metafora collodiana, un anonimo lettore di un articolo sui patemi renziani del momento.
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Madness is in the air

In this post, I will investigate how Turner’s life is reflected in his work. How did his background influence his work? And how can his work affect our lives? 912 more words

JMW Turner

Our Mutual Friend Tweets: Part Five

Highlights of the fifth part of the ‘Our Mutual Friend Tweets’ project can now be found on Storify! Click here to catch up on the latest developments. 16 more words

Charles Dickens

A Boy Named Oliver

This past week, Dickens accompanied me to my local Jiffy Lube because the oil needed to be changed in my car, and I wondered what Dickens thought of cars in general. 557 more words

The Pickwick Papers

Enjoy classic Dickens? You'll love SING IN THE MORNING, CRY AT NIGHT!

Arts.Mic writer Rachel Grate published an article recommending new books based on their similarities to much beloved classics. Barbara J. Taylor’s SING IN THE MORNING, CRY AT NIGHT, made the list with a comparison to HARD TIMES by Charles Dickens. 108 more words