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A Being Darkly Wise and Rudely Great

The Riddle of the World

Know then thyself, presume not God to scan
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Placed on this isthmus of a middle state, 126 more words

Pleas'd with nothing...

“Here with degrees of swiftness, there of force:
All in exact proportion to the state;
Nothing to add, and nothing to abate.
Each beast, each insect, happy in its own:
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Historical Fiction Writing: Fact and Fiction and the English Civil War

 (Continuing a series of posts by various authors on various aspects of historical fiction, whether research, writing or a favourite read)

 Fact and Fiction and the English Civil War… 897 more words

Talking History

Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread.

(Alexander Pope, An essay on criticism)


All, Right

“All nature is but art, unknown to thee,
All chance, direction which thou canst not see,
All discord, harmony not understood;
All partial evil, universal good; 23 more words

The rave of the flock, Pope

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

There was a poet named Pope who wrote

“The rape of the lock


there is a Pope named Francisco who tweets like… 29 more words


Hope Springs Eternal

Proverbs 14:32
The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.

The word ‘hope’ leaps out at me from the above verse, and I have had to stop and consider where my hope lies. 279 more words