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Never Give In

Rule 28. Never give in, never give in, in nothing great or small large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and common sense. 525 more words

Farming The Dream


 Written Not With Ink

The Abbe Faria recounts to his prison mate, Edmond Dantes, his discovery of a treasure map. In the dim light of dusk one evening before his arrest, the Abbe needs to ignite the kindling in the room’s fireplace. 565 more words

Fiction relation

I feel like Edmond Dantès did while he was imprisoned in the Château d’If, isolated and confused as to why he was there in the first place. 384 more words

The most giggle-worthy quotes from 19th Century Literature

Okay, okay, dear Reader—you got me. Are these the most giggle-worthy quotes in nineteenth century literature? Almost assuredly not. I’m world-famous for hyperbole. I read Emerson once or twice and I think it stuck. 753 more words

Capturing The Moment

There are many mediums we can use to capture a moment: video, photography, audio recording, the written word, sculpture, and painting. I thoroughly enjoy each of these distinctive mediums. 223 more words


Why These 10 Books?

Over on the book of faces I was asked to list 10 books the only rule being that they should be ones that have affected you in some way. 769 more words


The Black Count

by Tom Weiss

A well-written account of the life of Alexandre Dumas, the father of the author by the same name. Born on the sugar cane plantation of Saint-Domingue, then a French colony, Alexander was the son of a French Marquis and a black slave . 199 more words