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Grief & Macy's Mens' Suits Made to Measure

As creepy and Hemlock Grove-ish as it seems to visit a neighborhood cemetery as a tourist attraction the Rock Creek Cemetery is well worth the trip for art enthusiasts and… 303 more words


The Education of Henry Adams (Henry Adams, 1918)

The autobiography of a scion of the great American Adams family.  For some reason, the book is considered, in some circles, a “conservative classic” (whatever that means); but it’s disfigured by false modesty; self-pity; the trying, consistent use of the third person (“the boy Adams felt that he…”); and above all by a deep authorial dishonesty. 728 more words

Book Notes

Logical Gal advises - 'Say what you mean and mean what you say!'

No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.

-Henry Brooks Adams, historian (1838-1918) 565 more words