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November 8th – On this day in 1674 died John Milton, the Republican statesman and man of letters, perhaps best known for his epic poem “Paradise Lost”. 320 more words
Writing can be a lonely and lengthy process so it’s always a nice boost and encouraging to get coverage in the newspapers.
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When last we left our intrepid band of 17th century travellers (Dr Samuel Johnson and his friends/ co-habitors, the Thrales) they had finished mulling around Shropshire and headed for a place called ‘Westchester.’ Previously they have visited a lot of stately homes (some of which no longer exist) and Dr Johnson has done a lot of grousing. 3,592 more words
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The most common misconception is that good advertising is clever puns. Everyone trying to get a job in advertising has a portfolio full of puns about products.
Almighty God, in whose hands are all the powers of man, who gives us understanding and takes it away; who, as it seems good unto You, enlightens the thoughts of the simple, and darkens the meditations of the wise, be present with me in my studies and enquiries. 108 more words