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Montgomery — Thoughts on Man (1852)

Thoughts on Man in His Relations to God and to External Nature, with Minor Poems. London: William Pickering, 1852.

Digital copy: Google.

William Pickering

Image from page 206 of "Transactions" (1852)

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Image from page 206 of “Transactions” (1852)

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Identifier: transactions51nort
Title: Transactions
Year: 1852… 861 more words

"What to the Slave is 4th of July?":Frederick Douglass' Historic Speech

Source: http://www.democracynow.org/2016/7/4/what_to_the_slave_is_4th

Frederick Douglass, once a slave, became a brilliant and powerful leader of the anti-slavery movement. In 1852, he was asked to speak in celebration of the Fourth of July.

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Sweet & Sour Thoughts

Some purchases, estate sale of "Sollomon" [Solomon] Maxwell, Perry County, Illinois, 1852

Wm. Guy bought 1 singletree for 45 cents.(A singletree is the wooden or metal bar used to balance the pull of a draft animal (horse, ox, mule) as the animal pulls a vehicle.) 38 more words

Brahms Piano Sonata No. 2 in F#m, Op. 2

performed by Krystian Zimerman
movement 1 below; the rest of the piece in the playlist here

Zimerman is back because he’s amazing. Ditto for Brahms. 1,582 more words


Speaking of crimes against humanity...

The former Secretary of Defense, today, via Twitter:

Donald Rumsfeld ‏@RumsfeldOffice
At 83, I am close to losing hope that I will live to see a flat tax.

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